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Deputy hit by car

By Morgan Chesky - bio | email

ANGELINA COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - An East Texas Sheriff's Deputy is injured following a late night car chase. The ten minute chase happened around 10:30 Friday night near State Highway 59 and FM 324 in Angelina County.

A DPS trooper tried to pull a car over which took off. The injury happened when the driver drove toward an Angelina County Sheriff's Deputy. The deputy tried to dodge him, injuring his leg in the process.  Lufkin police caught up and arrested driver Mario Lopez who now faces charges of DWI, evading arrest, and assault on a public servant.

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