Granite City man dies after falling through frozen pond

Credit: KMOV

ST. LOUIS, Mo. ( -- A St. Louis police officer was injured when he hit his head on pavement after slipping.

The incident happened on Martin Luther King Drive around 5:30 Friday evening. Police said an officer was attempting to avoid getting struck by a vehicle that was sliding on ice. The officer slipped and struck his head on the pavement.

The officer was transported to a St. Louis area hospital. He was conscious and breathing.

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