Deputy taken to hospital after crash

Deputy taken to hospital after crash

HARRISBURG, AR (KAIT) - A Poinsett County deputy was taken to a Jonesboro hospital after being involved in a crash on Highway 1 in Harrisburg, officials said Friday.

According to Poinsett County Sheriff Kevin Molder, Deputy Chris Roark was alert and had been responding to an emergency of a domestic in progress when the crash happened.

The deputy got to the four-way light with the patrol car's lights and sirens on, when another vehicle collided with the deputy's patrol car, Molder said. The Arkansas State Police will be handling the investigation into the crash.

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