An off-duty police officer in Wilson County wound up in a crash after stopping to help out a driver in need.
According to officials, the officer was in his personal vehicle when he spotted a wreck on Sparta Pike around 10 p.m. Friday night. He pulled over to offer assistance.
That's when another driver smashed into the officer's pickup.
The officer was not in his vehicle when the collision happened, and was not injured.
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