Deputy hospitalized after cruiser struck

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MATTAWAN, Mich. (WOOD) — A Van Buren County sheriff’s deputy was hospitalized Tuesday after his cruiser was involved in a crash.

The deputy was responding to another crash on I-94 near Mattawan around 7:15 p.m. He was exiting his patrol vehicle when the driver of a third vehicle lost control and smashed into the back of the SUV.

The deputy sustained non-life-threatening injuries. Dispatchers did not specify the nature of those injuries Tuesday night.

He was taken to the hospital for observation.

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