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Greene County deputy injured in Monday morning accident

Greene County deputy injured in Monday morning accident

GREENE COUNTY, NC (WITN) – A Greene County sheriff’s deputy was injured in an accident this morning after her cruiser was struck by an oncoming vehicle.

Sheriff Deputy Frushica Best was driving on US 258, between Newell Road and Highway 903, when an oncoming vehicle crossed the centerline, according to the sheriff’s office.

It happened around 7:15 a.m. while Best was on his way to work as a school resource officer.

The sheriff’s deputy was taken to ECU Health Medical Center, where they said she is being treated with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the other vehicle is suspected of careless and reckless driving.

Best has been deputy since February.

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