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Franklin County Deputy Slightly Hurt In Wreck

Posted July 7, 2004 11:34 a.m. EDT

— There was a scary moment on the road for a Franklin County sheriff's deputy Wednesday.

Deputy B.R. Watkins was responding to a call near Franklinton when he hydroplaned on some standing water.

His cruiser went off the road, hit a fire hyrdrant and then a utility pole.

Deputy Watkins was only slightly hurt.