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Hamilton County Sheriff's Deputy Hurt After Being Hit by Motorcycle

Police: Motorcyclist May Have Been Drinking; Deputy Expected to be Okay

(photo courtesy: WIBC file)

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- An off-duty Hamilton County Sheriff's deputy was taken to the hospital Friday night after he was hit by a motorcycle. 

IMPD says the deputy was in a construction zone near 56th Street and North Arlington Avenue around 10:00 pm Friday when the accident happened. The deputy was taken to Methodist Hospital with minor leg injuries. Police say the deputy expected to be okay. 

Police say the motorcyclist may have been drinking and thus have not ruled out alcohol as a contributing factor. 

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