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Sheriff's deputy and others injured in car accident

HANCOCK COUNTY, Ind. — Authorities say four people, including a Hancock County sheriff's deputy, were injured when a car veered off the road and struck a police cruiser.

The deputy stopped to help a driver with car trouble. Minutes later, another car hit the officer's cruiser when then struck a truck.

The deputy, truck driver and two people in the car were taken to an Indianapolis hospital.

Police believe the driver fell asleep behind the wheel causing the crash.

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