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NEW INFO: Sheriff's Deputy Hit by Car; Suspect's Name Released

UPDATE 11/1/12 @ 11:10 a.m.
GREENUP COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) -- The name of the man charged with hitting a Greenup County Sheriff's Deputy has been released.

Bradley Cordle, 32, of Flatwoods, is being charged with fleeing, assault, leaving the scene of an accident, DUI, driving with a suspended license and being a persistent felony offender.

According to Greenup County Keith Cooper, Cordle was pulled over by Deputy Ryan Houston Wednesday night. When Houston was walking up to the car Cordle was driving -- Crodle hit Houston with the car and drove off with his lights off.

According to Sheriff Cooper, Officer Rick Gullett with the Greenup Police Department attempted to stop Cordle, but was unsuccessful. Cordle continued to flee, but lost control of his truck and hit a utility pole.

The Greenup Police Department took Cordle into custody following the accident.

Cordle is being held in the Greenup County Detention Center.

Deputy Houston's legs were injured, but his injuries are not life-threatening.

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UPDATE 11/1/12 @ 1:12 a.m.
GREENUP COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) -- Greenup County Sheriff Keith Cooper has released the name of a deputy who was hit by a car late Wednesday night.

Sheriff Cooper says Deputy Ryan Houston was hit by a car and the suspect is in custody. His injuries are to his legs and are non-life threatening, according to Kentucky State Police.

KSP says the deputy had pulled over the suspect for passing him on Ohio River Road about 11 Wednesday night. When the deputy was approaching the vehicle, the suspect hit him with the car, then drove away from the scene with his lights off.

KSP says the Greenup Police Department caught up to the suspect a short time later and took him into custody. The suspect's name has not been released.

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ORIGINAL STORY
GREENUP COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) -- A Greenup County Sheriff’s deputy was hit by a car late Wednesday night, Greenup County Sheriff Keith Cooper tells WSAZ.com.

It is unclear if the deputy was in or outside of his cruiser at the time of the accident, which was reported about 11 p.m. Wednesday on Ohio River Road.

This makes the second Greenup Sheriff’s deputy to be hit in less than two weeks.

We have a crew headed to the scene.

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