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LA deputy hurt in crash involving patrol car, SUV in Lynwood; suspect driver sought

A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department vehicle is shown slammed into a tree in Lynwood on Friday, April 26, 2013.

April 27, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A search is under way for the driver of an SUV that caused a patrol car to crash in Lynwood.

The patrol car ended up slamming into a tree. The incident happened late Friday night near Long Beach Boulevard and Pluma Street in Lynwood.

The Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy suffered minor injuries.

At the time of the crash, the deputy was attempting to stop the SUV for reckless driving.