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LMDC officer hit by bicyclist

Troy Vanlier (Source: LMDC) Troy Vanlier (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Louisville Metro Department of Corrections officer was sent to the hospital after being hit by a bicyclist.

According to an arrest report, on May 13, the corrections officer was attempting to cross Liberty Street in downtown Louisville when she was hit by Troy Vanlier.

The report stated Vanlier had a strong odor of alcohol on his breath, slurred speech and glassy eyes. When officers arrived on the scene they said he attempted to walk away while they were speaking with the victim. Police also said they tried to give him a  field sobriety test, but he tried to sneak away.

When police attempted to handcuff Vanlier, the report states he resisted.

The LMDC officer was transported to an area hospital.

Vanlier is charged with DUI, resisting arrest and wanton endangerment.

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