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Truck Hits Cumberland County Deputy

Posted August 27, 2005 5:34 a.m. EDT

— A trip to the Laundromat ended in a trip to the hospital for a Cumberland County sheriff's deputy Saturday.

The deputy walked out of a Laundromat on

Ramsey Street

Saturday morning when a truck pulled into the parking lot.

Investigators said the brakes on the truck failed, and the truck struck the deputy and pinned him against a building.

The deputy's name has not been released, though investigators said the deputy broke his leg.

The driver of the truck was not hurt.