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Deputy on security detail hurt by drunk driver

4 years 6 months 2 days ago Saturday, November 22 2014 Nov 22, 2014 November 22, 2014 3:37 PM November 22, 2014 in News
Source: Associated Press

METAIRIE, La. - A Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputy has been hospitalized after his vehicle was struck as he provided security for a film shoot in Metairie.

The sheriff's office says Deputy Sean Williams' police cruiser was hit about 2:20 a.m. Saturday.

Williams was working a detail and was seated in his car parked at an intersection when a car driven by 33-year-old Rachel Gremillion, of Metairie, hit the police car.

Williams suffered a broken right leg and cuts to the face and mouth. He's listed in stable condition at an area hospital.

Gremillion suffered a broken right ankle. After treatment, the sheriff's office says she was booked with DWI, negligent injury and reckless operation.

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