Police pursuit leads to sheriff’s deputy crashing into light pole

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Deputy crashes squad at 8th & Wright, Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — A police pursuit leads to a crash by a Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Deputy on Milwaukee’s north side on Sunday afternoon, September 24th.

Officials say just after 4:30 p.m., a deputy attempted to conduct a traffic stop of a vehicle — and the vehicle fled.

The deputy attempted to catch up to the vehicle but crashed into a light pole at 8th and Wright.

Deputy crashes squad at 8th & Wright, Milwaukee

The deputy was not hurt and no other vehicles involved.

The vehicle that fled the scene was not located.

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Deputy crashes squad at 8th & Wright, Milwaukee