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Couple suing after being hit by officer

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INDIANAPOLIS (WAVE) – Two people injured when an Indianapolis police officer drove his cruiser into their motorcycle are suing the officer, the police department and the city.

The couple was critically injured in the August 2010 crash that killed another motorcyclist.

Police said the officer was speeding and crashed into the motorcycles at a traffic light.

The lawsuit seeks damages for the pair's injuries, medical expenses and lost earnings. The city agreed to pay $1.5 million dollars to family members of the man who died earlier in June.

The officer awaits trial on reckless homicide and criminal recklessness charges.

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