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Woman and deputy injured in crash

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HINDS COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Hinds County sheriff's deputy has been released from a hospital after he was involved in a traffic accident. The accident happened around 5:30 Monday evening on Highway 18 at Thousand Oaks Drive.

Sheriff's department spokesman Jeffery Scott says deputy Marquette Funchess, 37, was driving east on Highway 18 when a Nissan Altima driven by Ashley Clark, 26, tried to make a left turn in front of him. The two cars collided, and both drivers were taken to hospitals. Both have since been released.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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