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Sheriff’s deputy unhurt in head-on crash in Paso Robles

Posted at 2:10 PM, Jul 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-22 18:45:29-04

A San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputy leaving the California Mid-State Fair was hit head-on in Paso Robles early Monday morning by a man suspected of being under the influence, officials say.

Sheriff’s officials say it happened at about 12:20 a.m. on Riverside Avenue just south of the fairgrounds.

The deputy’s vehicle reportedly sustained some damage to the front push bar but no one was injured.

The Paso Robles Police Department says a 31-year-old man was arrested for DUI. They have not said whether he was injured.

No other information was immediately available.

Photo: Jason Brock