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Baltimore Officer Released From Hospital

BALTIMORE --

A 27-year-old city police officer seriously injured in a car accident last week has been released from Shock Trauma.

The Baltimore City Police Department said Officer Teresa Rigby was released from the hospital and is continuing to get medical treatment at a rehab facility.

Rigby went over the jersey wall on Interstate 83 last week while helping a disabled motorist. She landed on pavement about 25 feet below the bridge.

Rigby had rods put in her legs, and she went through facial reconstruction surgery and suffered a fractured pelvis, according to police.

Police are in the process of setting up a foundation to help Rigby.

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