Knox County deputy hit while transporting inmates

BARBOURVILLE, Ky.(WYMT)- A Knox County Deputy and two inmates are recovering tonight after being involved in an accident.

Dispatchers tell us the deputy was transporting two inmates to jail on US-25 East in Barbourville when they were hit by another car.

The deputy and both inmates were transported to the hospital to get checked out and they are expected to be okay. The person in the other car was not transported to the hospital.

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