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Motorcycle officer struck by truck during funeral procession

The area around the northbound Interstate 95 entrance off the Rickenbacker Causeway will be closed until at least mid-afternoon Monday after a crash involving a Miami motorcycle police officer and a pickup truck.

According to Miami police, the officer is in stable condition after being taken to the Ryder trauma unit at Jackson Memorial Hospital. While working a funeral detail around noon, he was hit by a pickup truck.

This breaking story will be updated when more information becomes available.

David J. Neal: 305-376-3559, @DavidJNeal

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