Lincoln County school resource officer hit by vehicle

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LINCOLN COUNTY, Tenn. – A school resource officer was taken to a hospital Monday morning after being struck by a vehicle.

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department said one of its deputies was hit at South Lincoln Elementary School. She was taken to a hospital to be treated for injuries, but the injuries were not serious, according to the sheriff’s department.

A spokesman for the Tennessee Highway Patrol said the deputy was hit around 7:15 a.m. as she passed between a school bus and a car. The driver of the car didn’t see her and moved forward, hitting her, the spokesman said.

The spokesman said the driver of the car is not facing charges.

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