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Deputy injured in South LA crash; taken to hospital

A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was injured in a crash at 92nd Street and Normandie Avenue in Westmont on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012.

August 23, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A sheriff's deputy was injured Thursday morning in a crash in the Westmont district of South Los Angeles.

The deputy was responding to assist another deputy when he got into a single-vehicle crash near 92nd Street and Normandie Avenue.

The deputy, whose identity has not been released, was escorted by several squad cars to UCLA-Harbor Medical Center. His injuries are non-life threatening.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.