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Carroll County deputy hospitalized after accident
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CARROLL COUNTY, Ga. -- A Carroll County deputy has been hospitalized following an accident on Newnan Road near West Miles Road in Carroll County on Thursday afternoon. 

According to the Carroll County Sheriff's Department, a vehicle had some sort of mechanical failure and it crossed into the path of the deputy. The vehicle then crashed into a patrol car and pushed the car down an embankment. 

Both of vehicle and the deputy have been transported to a hospital in Carrollton with non-life threatening injuries. 

Georgia State Patrol says the driver that hit the deputy, Kristen Leonard, 19, of Waverly Hall, was charged with failing to maintain a lane.

No further information is immediately available. 

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