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Milwaukee deputy sheriff hit, injured while responding to crash

Posted at 9:26 AM, Jan 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-26 20:44:39-05

A Milwaukee sheriff's deputy was injured after being hit while responding to a crash on Highway 175 southbound at the Wells Street exit.

According to a Milwaukee Fire Department official, the sheriff was assisting in a crash where a driver hit a snow embankment. While responding, a compact SUV passing the scene struck the deputy in the right emergency lane and rolled over.

The two people in the SUV were transported to the hospital.

The deputy sustained a moderate arm injury.