Deputy suffers minor injuries in crash south of Rosenberg

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on June 19, 2014 at 7:36 AM

Updated Thursday, Jun 19 at 9:42 AM

FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas -- A deputy with the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office was reportedly involved in a crash south of Rosenberg early Thursday.

The crash was reported shortly after 7 a.m. on FM 2977 at FM 361.

According to the sheriff’s office, the deputy swerved to avoid hitting a car that pulled into his lane. His patrol car struck a telephone pole.

An ambulance took the deputy to the hospital with minor injuries.

The sheriff’s office said one lane of the highway was blocked for more than an hour after the crash.

State troopers will investigate accident, the sheriff’s office said.

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