Crash sends Charlotte County deputy, another driver to the hospital

Writer: Derrick Shaw
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A Charlotte County deputy collided with another vehicle while making a right turn on US-41.

According to FHP, a deputy was driving a marked patrol SUV southbound on US-41 approaching Conway Boulevard around 1:30 a.m. Saturday.

The deputy made a right turn from the center lane onto Conway Blvd, hitting the front driver’s side of an SUV in the right lane.

The 53-year-old deputy and 37-year-old driver of the SUV were both transported to the hospital with minor injuries. There were no passengers.

The Florida Highway Patrol no longer releases the names of crash victims, citing Marsy’s Law.

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