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Investigation Continues After Off-Duty Deputy Crashes

Investigation Continues After Off-Duty Deputy Crashes
By: Heartland News

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Ill. - An investigation continues after a car crash involving an off-duty Williamson County sheriff's deputy. 

Sheriff Tom Cundiff says the crash happened late Wednesday night.

After a 911 call came in reporting a possible drunk driver, Illinois State Police were dispatched to the scene.

A motorist called back in and said the car had ran off the road.

After arriving at the scene, an officer identified the person inside the crashed car as an off-duty sheriff's deputy.  

Reportedly, while the investigating officer was searching the crashed car, the off-duty deputy somehow left from the scene.

The name of the off-duty deputy has not been released at this time.

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