Sheriff's deputy suffers minor injuries after crashing patrol car

Patrol car spun out of control

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HOUSTON - A sheriff's deputy is recovering after a crash in west Harris County.

It happened around 4:00 a.m. Tuesday as the deputy was on his way to help another deputy on Clay and Barker Cypress.

Investigators said he hit a puddle on Clay and spun out of control.

The car smashed through a fence then slammed into a tree.

The deputy was taken to the hospital for minor injuries and was then released.

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