Stanly County Sheriff deputy involved in accident

Published 3:46 pm Monday, August 19, 2019

A Stanly County sheriff’s deputy was involved in a collision at noon after responding to a call from another officer. 


Responding to an officer in distress call, the deputy attempted to clear the intersection of West Main Street and U.S. Highway 52 when he struck another car, according to First Sgt. Matt Jackson of the N.C. Highway Patrol. 


The deputy was sent to Atrium Health Cabarrus in Concord. Though he suffered injuries, they do not appear to be life-threatening, Jackson said. 


The people the deputy hit were from Ansonville. They also suffered injuries that appear to be non-life-threatening, Jackson said.

The names of the deputy and others involved have not been released yet.


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Chris Miller has been with the SNAP since January 2019. He is a graduate of NC State and received his Master's in Journalism from the University of Maryland. He previously wrote for the Capital News Service in Annapolis, where many of his stories on immigration and culture were published in national papers via the AP wire.

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