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Police Release Identity of Officer Injured in Crash

Officer Rhian Wilkinson Officer Rhian Wilkinson

SPOKANE, Wash. - Authorities have released the identity of a Spokane Police Officer injured as he responded to assist other officers chasing robbery suspects who had allegedly stabbed the robbery victim.  Spokane Police Officer Rhian Wilkinson suffered a neck fracture when his patrol car was slammed into by an SUV.

The SUV, a GMC Envoy, was driven by 19-year-old Taylor Shockman.

Investigators believe the officer was using his emergency equipment when he drove through a flashing red stop signal and was hit broadside by Shockman. She suffered minor injuries in the crash and was administratively arrested for Vehicular Assault before being released to her parents.

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