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OPP officer charged after collision

An OPP officer with one year on the job has been charged after a collision in Exeter.

The OPP announced Wednesday that the officer from the Huron detachment was involved in a crash on September 29, 2018. According to police, he was driving a marked OPP vehicle on Main Street in Exeter when he tried to perform a U-turn. The police vehicle collided with a pick-up truck that was heading in the same direction.

The driver of the pick-up truck suffered minor injuries.

The officer was charged under the Highway Traffic Act with making an unsafe turn.