Deputy safe after rock thrown at windshield causes crash
“A deputy in Kentucky responding to reports of someone throwing rocks at semi-trucks driving on a road in the Danville area was injured in a rollover crash Sunday morning when a large rock smashed through his windshield.
The Boyle County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post that the deputy was traveling on Lexington Road early in the morning when a rock was hurled from a car driving in the opposite direction.
The rock struck the deputy in the face causing him to lose control of his squad car. It struck several trees before turning over multiple times, the department said. A photo posted by the sheriff’s department shows the deputy’s wrecked SUV on its side with the extensive damage to the rear and front of the vehicle.”
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What could be worse than having your windshield smashed due to negligence of another individual? When the act is intentional. That’s exactly what happened to this officer who was investing the situation. It’s senseless and should be met with swift punishment. Fortunately the deputy is said to have made a full recovery. According to an update on the police department’s Facebook page, two youths have been charged in the incident.
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