Deputy Hurt In East LA Wreck That Downed Power Lines

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy was rushed to a hospital following a crash that also downed power lines in East L.A. Thursday afternoon.

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(CBS2)

At about 1:15 p.m., a deputy riding in his SUV with a K-9 was involved in a crash in the area of City Terrace Drive and Rogers Street that brought down power lines.

The deputy was taken to a nearby hospital with undisclosed injuries. The K-9 was not hurt.

The cause and circumstances of the crash were not confirmed. A CBS2 chopper captured footage of downed power lines sending flaring sparks in the street.

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(CBS2)

Los Angeles Fire Department crews were on scene as well.

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