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Jackson County Deputy Seriously Injured In Crash

Last updated on Saturday, November 23, 2013

(NORMAN) - A Jackson County deputy was seriously injured in a car accident Friday near Norman.

47-year-old Deputy Mark Holt, of Seymour was responding to a call of shots fired around 6 p.m. and was traveling west on State Road 258 and was in the area of Base Road when his 2012 Chevrolet Caprice police car went airborne.

When the vehicle landed Holt lost control of the vehicle and it went off the north side of the road and rolled several times.

Indiana State Trooper Matt Holley was responding to the same call, and was not too far behind Holt and was able to provide aid to Holt.

Holt suffered fractures to his ankle and feet, and multiple cuts and bruises. He was flown by helicopter to the University of Louisville Hospital.

Deputy Holt was wearing is his seat belt and the air bag did deploy, which reduces his injuries. He is expected to make a full recover.

Also assisting with the investigation is Senior Trooper Jason Hankins, Troopers Matt Holley and Jared Black. Assisting at the scene was Jackson County Sheriff's Deputies, Seymour Police Department, and Jackson County EMS. The crash remains under investigation.

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