Jackson County deputy runs off road in rain

JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A Jackson County Sheriff's deputy hydroplaned on Old Biloxi Road in Latimer and crashed his patrol car in a ditch Friday.

The deputy was responding to another accident when, "His car hit a pocket of water and he hydroplaned," Sheriff Mike Byrd told WLOX News.

Byrd said the rain was coming down very hard at the time.  The deputy was not hurt and no other vehicles were involved in the crash.

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