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Driver cited after wreck involving Richmond Co. deputy

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AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) -

A Richmond County Sheriff's deputy was injured Monday when a truck crashed into his motorcycle. 

Deputy Tim Hardin was traveling westbound on Walton Way approaching St. Sebastian Way around 10:41 a.m., according to the sheriff's office. The traffic signal at the intersection was green for Hardin. 

The driver of a pickup truck was traveling eastbound on Walton Way and made a left turn onto St. Sebastian Way, striking Hardin's sheriff's office-issued motorcycle.

The driver said he didn't see the deputy traveling through the intersection, according to the sheriff's office. He was cited for failure to yield while turning left. 

Hardin received minor injuries and was treated and released from Prompt Care. 

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