|Tampa Bay-area deputy injured in hit-and-run crash|
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Tampa Bay-area deputy injured in hit-and-run crash
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. — A Tampa Bay-area sheriff’s deputy is hospitalized after being seriously injured in a head-on crash.
Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco says the deputy’s cruiser was hit head on by a pickup truck early Wednesday, and the other driver fled on foot.
Deputy Darren Hill was airlifted to a Tampa hospital. The sheriff’s office says Hill had two broken legs and internal injuries.
Authorities say Hill was able to trigger an emergency alert signal in his vehicle after the crash.
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