Hillsborough Sheriff deputy involved in crash

TAMPA - A Hillsborough Sheriff deputy was involved in a traffic crash just before 4 a.m. Saturday.

The deputy was headed eastbound on Hillsborough Avenue near Silvermill Drive when a black Nissan pulled out in front of the deputy.

The Nissan, driven by Russell Lunsford, hit the driver side of deputy Wright's patrol car.

Both Lunsford and Wright were taken to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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