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MIDTOWN MEMPHIS, Tenn. (FOX13) -

Memphis Police said a stranded motorist died Monday evening and a police officer who was tending to the motorist was injured after a car hit them.

The fatal accident took place just after 9 p.m. on Union Avenue at Bellevue in Midtown.

The officer was transported in non-critical condition to Methodist University in non-critical. The unnamed officer was released from the hospital Tuesday, a police spokeswoman said.

Police said the vehicle that hit the motorist and the police officer was occupied by two females. They were detained by police.

A police spokeswoman said so charges have been filed.

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