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DCSO deputy swerves to miss vehicle, strikes building, Sheriff says

(Source: Sheriff Wayne Byrd) (Source: Sheriff Wayne Byrd)

DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC (WMBF) –A Darlington County deputy has been taken to the hospital after the sheriff said she swerved to miss an oncoming vehicle and struck a building.

The accident happened at around 6:30 p.m., said Sheriff Wayne Byrd.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol has opened an investigation.

The deputy hit Byrd's Hardware store in North Hartsville.

A car reportedly pulled out in front of the Darlington County deputy and kept driving, Byrd said.

Witnesses stated that the deputy was traveling on North Fifth Street when a white vehicle crossed into the lane in which the deputy was traveling, Byrd said. 

Anyone with any information or the identity of the person responsible for this accident please contact the Darlington County Sheriff's Office at 843-398-4501 or 843-398-4920.

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