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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