UK police officer sent to hospital after health scare

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A University of Kentucky police officer was sent to the hospital Thursday morning.

According to the Lexington Herald, the officer had a health scare at the Bill Gatton Student Center.

The officer, whose name was not disclosed, was taken to University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital a little after 8 a.m. Thursday by a police escort.

The Lexington Fire Department assisted UK Police at the scene.

Police Chief Joe Monroe said the officer may have had a cardiac event.

CPR was reportedly administered on the man after he fell at the student center.

No word on the officers condition at this time.

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