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      Prince George's County Police officer involved in car accident

      Both speed and bad weather factored into the rollover crash of a Prince George's County Police cruiser that left an officer with minor injuries.

      Officials say the crash happened at about 2 a.m. on Baltimore Avenue near Contee Road in Laurel. A Prince George's County Police spokesperson says that the unidentified officer lost control of his vehicle, struck a curb and a light pole, then flipped and fell on top of three parked cars.

      The officer involved, a two-year veteran with Prince George's County Police, was treated and released from an area hospital.