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Interstate 12 eastbound was closed for a brief time early Tuesday at Sherwood Forest Boulevard after a crash involving a Baton Rouge Police officer.

A crash involving a Baton Rouge Police Department officer shut down part of  Interstate 12 eastbound overnight.

The officer was involved in a one-vehicle crash, BRPD spokesman Sgt. L’Jean McKneely said. He will be OK, McKneely said.

I-12 eastbound was closed at Sherwood Forest Boulevard before Millerville Road around 1 a.m. for nearly an hour, according to the Department of Transportation.

More details to come.