Morgan County deputy hospitalized following vehicle accident

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MORGAN COUNTY, W.Va. (WDVM) — A deputy with the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department has been hospitalized following a vehicle accident that occurred on Monday night.

According to the Sheriff’s Department, two officers were responding to the Virginia-West Virginia border after being contacted about an armed robbery in Frederick County, Virginia.

According to Morgan County Sheriff K.C. Bohrer, Deputy Dennis Jenkins was cut off by another vehicle at South Ridge Drive causing Jenkins to swerve into a building. Jenkins was transported to War Memorial Hospital.

“I spoke to him a little while ago, he’s very sore, they’re doing further testing for some injuries, but nothing is life threatening.” said Bohrer. “He has a lot of abrasions and contusions they’re concerned about so they’re going to run some further tests.”

The crash is still being investigated.

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