Tulare County deputy injured in crash, CHP says

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A Tulare County Sheriff’s deputy was involved in a crash Wednesday afternoon after another driver allegedly ran a stop sign.

At around 2 p.m., California Highway Patrol responded to a report of a crash at Avenue 96 and Road 208 that involved a deputy.

An investigation showed a 33-year-old man was approaching the stop sign at 40 mph, but reportedly continued through and struck the deputy’s car.

The 32-year-old deputy was injured and taken to Kaweah Delta Medical Center, CHP says, adding that his injuries are not life-threatening. The other driver was uninjured.

No arrests were made, and it’s unknown if drugs and/or alcohol were involved in the crash.

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