GJPD Officer Cited In Pedestrian Accident

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A Grand Junction police officer who was driving to work and hit a 14-year-old girl in Palisade has been cited in the incident.

The Palisade Police Department has issued a summons charging Grand Junction Police Commander Dave Arcady with violating a pedestrian right-of-way when he hit the teen, who was walking in a crosswalk whn she was hit the morning of January 17th.

The Palisade Police Department said in a news release that Commander Arcady is fully cooperating in the investigation.

He was driving a GJPD-issued personal car when the incident occurred.

The Palisade Police Department says the 14-year-old is continuing to recover from her injuries.

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