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President Obama’s Secret Service officer injured from ladder accident

President Barack Obama.
President Barack Obama.

A U.S. Secret Service officer stationed at Los Angeles International Airport for President Barack Obama’s arrival was hurt in a fall from a ladder, authorities said Friday.

The Secret Service Uniformed Division officer was injured about 3 p.m. Thursday, said Joe Beaty, the special agent in charge of the Secret Service’s Los Angeles Field Office.

He fell from a ladder while descending a building and was taken to UCLA Medical Center in Westwood for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, Beaty said.

Details about the nature of the officer’s injuries were not released.

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