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Road Rage: Club Goer Hops the Sidewalk, Runs Down Off-Duty Cop With Truck

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Scary moments for an off-duty police officer working a security gig over the weekend.

Officer Doug Nuti was working security outside the Oriole Club at West 117th and Fidelity when he was run over by a truck.

Officer Nuti said the suspect - John Fredericy - came out of the bar, got into his truck and then motioned for him to come over.

As he was standing nearby, Fredericy drove onto the sidewalk and ran him over. The 64-year-old suspect then fled the scene before he was nabbed a few blocks away.

Fredericy is now charged with felonious assault on a police officer.

Officer Nuti was treated and released from Lakewood Hospital.

Police are still investigating.

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