Polk County sheriff’s deputy narrowly escapes crash with semi

Local News

POLK COUNTY – A local deputy in Iowa is lucky to be alive after his patrol vehicle was hit by a semi on Wednesday.

According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy narrowly escaped being hit by the semi. He ran away from his patrol car on I-80 when a semi lost control during the icy weather and hit the deputy’s car.

The deputy is ok. Police said that the incident serves as a reminder for drivers to travel safely and watch out for emergency vehicles.

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