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Laurens Co. patrol car crashes into front of Upstate home

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Patrol car crashed into home (Source: Justin Gray) Patrol car crashed into home (Source: Justin Gray)
Patrol car crashed into home (Source: Justin Gray) Patrol car crashed into home (Source: Justin Gray)
CLINTON, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Authorities were on scene of a deputy patrol car which crashed into the front of a Laurens County home late Friday night.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol said the crash occurred around 9:46 p.m. on East Carolina Avenue. The homeowner contacted FOX Carolina regarding the incident.

SLIDESHOW: Patrol car crashes into front of Upstate home

A FOX Carolina crew on scene said there appeared to be damage to a brick porch of the home. There was also a mini van on scene with damage to its rear bumper.

Per the sheriff's office, the deputy was responding to a missing person's call when he attempted to pass a car that was driving in front of him and when he did so, the other vehicle accidentally veered to the left toward the deputy and ran him off the road. They said, the deputy's car was pushed off the road into the front porch of the home.

The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene to make sure the deputy was okay and waited for officials to arrive.

The deputy suffered minor injuries. No one in the home was hurt, the sheriff's office confirms.

No charges have been filed.

Stay with FOX Carolina for updates on this developing story.

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