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O.C. sheriff's deputy hospitalized after motorcycle crash

August 30, 2011 |  1:27 pm

PARK An Orange County sheriff's deputy was hospitalized Tuesday after his motorcycle crashed in Mission Viejo.

The deputy was on duty, driving south on Marguerite Parkway when he crashed and was ejected from his motorcycle near Avery Parkway just after 8:30 a.m., Orange County sheriff's Lt. Mike Peters said.

He was taken to Mission Hospital with injuries to the lower left leg. His identity has not been released.

It was not immediately clear whether other vehicles were involved in the crash. The California Highway Patrol is investigating.


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Image: Map shows location of a motorcycle crash involving an Orange County sheriff's deputy in Mission Viejo. Source: Google Maps