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Nash County Deputy Injured In Accident

Posted January 9, 2004 4:23 a.m. EST

— A Nash County deputy was involved in an accident on a slick road Friday morning.

According to the sheriff, the accident happened shortly after 7:30 a.m. on Highway 64 between Momeyer and Nashville. Deputy George Kerney was on his way to work when he lost control of his patrol car, ran off the road and hit a tree

Kerney reportedly was alert while being transported to Nash General Hospital. The sheriff said his injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.

Kerney has been with the Nash County Sheriff's Office for two years. Before that, he worked in the county jail.