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Injured BPD Officer Jonathan Negron is awake from medically-induced coma

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Buffalo Police Officer Jonathan Negron, who was severely injured a week and a half ago, is now awake.

A source close to the issue says as of Sunday, Officer Negron is alert, breathing on his own and able to talk with a low voice. He had been in a medically-induced coma since June 3.

That’s when a car he was chasing hit a light pole, which fell on his patrol car, knocking him out and causing severe head trauma.

Buffalo police officer in critical condition after light pole lands on vehicle during chase

The 29-year-old has a fiancé and infant son.

Erica Brecher is an anchor and reporter who has been part of the News 4 team since 2018. See more of her work here.

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