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Miami police officer injured in Model City hit-and-run crash

A car slammed into a Miami police officer's marked patrol vehicle early Sunday morning in a Model City intersection and then took off, according to Miami police.

The hit-and-run accident happened at about 3:30 a.m. Sunday morning at Northwest Seventh Avenue and 71st Street.

Miami police spokeswoman Frederica Burden said that police are looking for a newer model dark-colored Toyota Camry with dark tints.

The officer was taken to Ryder Trauma Center in stable condition.

Anyone with information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS (8477).

Carli Teproff: 305-376-3587, @CTeproff