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Deputy in Athens, OH injured while on traffic duty

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ATHENS COUNTY, OH -

Ohio High Patrol is investigating an accident involving an Athens, County Deputy while on a routine traffic call this afternoon at 2:12 p.m.

Authorities say Deputy May was on a routine traffic call along US 33 attempting to alert traffic of a cable that had been struck and was down across the roadway.

A vehicle hit the downed cable causing it to strike Deputy May. The vehicle continued on down the roadway.

Deputy may was transported to O'Bleness Hospital to be treated for his injury.

The investigation is still under investigation at this time.