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Sheriff Deputy Involved in Wreck Responding to House Fire

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LAURENS COUNTY, S.C. - A deputy with the Laurens County Sheriff's Office was responding the scene of a house fire when they hit a rail road arm guard.

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Bill Rhyne of the South Carolina Highway Patrol says that Deputy Brent Rushing was driving West on Highway 14 when he tried to take a left onto Highway 101 and lost control resulting on his cruiser hitting railroad crossing arms. Deputy Rushing is 43 years old and resides in Simpsonville.

He was wearing a seat belt. 

The deputy was talking to the EMS and was taken to Greenville Memorial to be checked out.

 
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