Seminole County deputy involved in rear-end crash with pickup truck, troopers say

Crash happened in Mount Dora

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LAKE COUNTY, Fla. – A Seminole County deputy was involved in a crash with a pickup truck early Friday in Mount Dora, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said the crash happened on U.S. Highway 441 and State Road 46 around 6:20 a.m.

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According to FHP, the deputy was traveling north on US-441 in a Ford Explorer patrol vehicle when the deputy struck the back of a stopped Ford F-150.

The driver of the pickup, a 38-year-old man from Mount Dora, was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The deputy was uninjured, according to troopers.

The crash remains under investigation.

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