By CBS13 Staff

PLACERVILLE (CBS13) – Officers say their patrol vehicle was struck by a DUI suspect while they were already on the side of the road investigating a deadly crash in Placerville.

The incident happened back on April 23 on the shoulder of Highway 50. Officers were at the scene investigating a crash involving a DUI suspect and a motorcycle that had two people on it.

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Placerville police say, at some point that evening, another vehicle crashed into one of their patrol cars.

An officer was inside the patrol car, police say, but was not hurt.

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That driver who struck the patrol car was soon arrested on suspicion of DUI. The driver’s name has not been released.

The original crash that officers were investigating left 60-year-old Pollock Pines resident Lori Hooper dead. Placerville police have arrested the driver that struck the motorcyclist, 47-year-old Aaron Folmsbee, on DUI and gross vehicular manslaughter charges.

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