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Deputy struck on I-65 near Spring Hill

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A Williamson County deputy's car was struck while making a traffic stop on Interstate 65 north of Saturn Parkway.

The deputy and another officer from out-of-state were in the deputy's car when the accident occurred.

One driver tried to move over to get out of the lane next to the traffic stop. Another driver was in the other lane and clipped the car trying to move over. The car attempting to move over then hit the deputy's car.

According to police reports, both officers were trapped in the deputy's car for several minutes. They were both flown via helicopter for medical attention.

The wreck was reported just before 9 a.m.

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