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UPDATE: Mug shot released for woman accused of hitting police officer

Posted at 5:25 AM, Mar 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-24 20:26:29-04

A Las Vegas police officer was hit by a suspected drunk driver on Thursday night.

It happened shortly before 11 p.m. near Las Vegas Boulevard and 215 beltway.

The officer was taken to University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries after being rear-ended.

The driver of the other vehicle, identified as Katherine Smith, was arrested for driving under the influence.