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Highway patrol: No traffic violation in wreck that injured Harnett deputy

Posted March 19, 2009 12:44 p.m. EDT
Updated March 19, 2009 3:46 p.m. EDT

— A Harnett County sheriff's deputy was not speeding when he lost control on wet pavement and struck a tree March 13, the Highway Patrol has found.

The N.C. State Highway Patrol investigated the wreck, which left Deputy Daniel C. Jackson in critical condition. Troopers said they had determined Jackson was traveling at 55 mph, the posted limit on McDougald Road, at the time of the wreck.