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Vass officer flips patrol car

Posted June 26, 2016

A Vass police officer suffered minor injuries on June 26, 2016, when his patrol car flipped on N.C. Highway 690 as he responded to a call. (Photo by Frank Staples)

— A Vass police officer suffered minor injuries in a single-car crash Sunday morning, authorities said.

Sgt. Ben Haddock was eastbound on N.C. Highway 690 while responding to a call shortly before 11 a.m. when he rounded a curve near Fairley Lane and the car went off the side of the road and flipped, authorities said.

Haddock was taken to FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital.

The State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.


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