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Injured L.A. County sheriff’s deputy airlifted after solo crash

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A California Highway Patrol officer looks at sheriff’s patrol car that crashed during a pursuit in the 13900 block of Meyer Road in Whittier.
(Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)

A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy was airlifted to a hospital Tuesday morning after getting into a single-car wreck, authorities said.

The collision occurred at 8:38 a.m. in the 13000 block of Meyer Road near the border of South Whittier and Santa Fe Springs said sheriff’s Deputy Jeff Gordon.

It was not immediately clear how the collision occurred. 

“We don’t know if there was a pursuit or not. There was something dealing with a suspect,” Gordon said.

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The name and condition of the injured deputy were not immediately released. 

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