Motorcycle officer injured in Hendersonville crash

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HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A police officer on a motorcycle was injured Friday afternoon in a crash on East Main Street near the Bluegrass Country Club in Hendersonville.

According to investigators, there were no serious injuries in the two-vehicle crash. The Hendersonville officer, Ed Barry, was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

The officer was involved in a funeral procession when he attempted to pass a car. That car was turning left and hit the motorcycle. Police say the officer skidded down the road, hit a utility pole, and came to a rest in an embankment.

Traffic was backed up in the area for a while while the crash was under investigation. Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating.

Barry has worked with Hendersonville for three years.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and WKRN.com for updates.

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