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Deputy Not Charged In Cumberland County Accident

Posted December 21, 1996 12:00 a.m. EST

— No charges will be filed against a Cumberland County deputy who lost control of his car last night and struck another car.

Deputy Gary Owen and another deputy were responding to a call on Legion Rd. last night when he lost control of his cruiser, crossed the median, and sideswiped a truck.

Three people in the truck and the two deputies were hospitalized, but none of their injuries is life threatening.

The Highway Patrol says the deputy was following proper procedure when the accident occurred.