Guyton Police Officer Seriously Injured in Crash

7:49 PM, Dec 28, 2012   |    comments
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GUYTON, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say an Effingham County sheriff's deputy is recovering from injuries he suffered during a rollover crash.
 
WTOC (http://bit.ly/RlZs5v) reports Deputy Sheriff Anthony Cantrell and his K-9 partner J.O. were in a cruiser with its lights and sirens on when the driver in front of them slammed on his brakes.
 
Cantrell swerved, lost control of the vehicle and rolled into a ditch. Authorities say Cantrell and the police dog were pinned inside the cruiser for over 30 minutes.
 
The officer was airlifted to Memorial Health University Medical Center and his K-9 partner is also being treated for minor injuries.
 
The other driver - identified as Rhett Cash of Rincon - has been cited for failure to yield to an emergency vehicle.
 
Guyton is about 20 miles west of Savannah.
 
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Information from: WTOC-TV, http://www.wtoctv.com/

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