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Published: Tuesday, April 17, 2018 @ 1:40 AM
Updated: Tuesday, April 17, 2018 @ 3:48 PM
FRANKLIN — Update@12:23 p.m.:
The Butler County Sheriff’s office continue to search for the blue Ford Crown Victoria that struck a deputy’s cruiser just before 1 a.m. Tuesday, and the driver fled the scene, according to a press release.
The suspect vehicle was located abandoned on Farm Avenue. Anyone with information is asked contact the Franklin Police Department at 937-746-2882 or call their TIP HOTLINE at 937-743-1TIP (1847), or on Facebook at
Officials are looking for a light a blue Ford Crown Victoria after it struck a Butler County deputy’s cruiser in a hit-skip crash early Tuesday morning in Franklin.
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The incident occurred just after 1 a.m. near the Speedway gas station in Franklin, located at 200 S. Main St., per initial reports.
Franklin officials say the vehicle, which reportedly has heavy front-end damage, was last seen northbound from the gas station on Main Street.
The deputy was not injured as a result of the crash. No word on the extent of the damage to the cruiser.