UPDATE: Bertie Co. deputy released from hospital after collision with pedestrian
BERTIE COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) -The Bertie County Sheriff says a deputy was involved in a vehicle collision with a pedestrian Tuesday night sending both to the hospital.
The Bertie County Sheriff’s Office says at 8:14 p.m. last night a a deputy hit a pedestrian on Grabtown Road near Spivey Lane.
Sheriff Tyrone Ruffin says Sergeant H. Williams was taken to ECU Health Bertie where he was treated and released.
However, the pedestrian has been flown to ECU Health Medical Center in Greenville.
The name and condition of the pedestrian have not been released, nor have the extent of their injuries.
The North Carolina State Highway Patrol is investigating the collision.
Ruffin says Williams will continue to work while the investigation continues.
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