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Car strikes deputy at accident scene


July 23, 2018

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — An Ironwood man is facing charges after allegedly hitting a Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department deputy with his car while trying to drive through the scene of an earlier accident.

The deputy — whose name hasn’t been released by the department — was directing traffic at approximately 9:30 p.m. Saturday at the scene of an accident on Vanderhagen Road, near Sunset Road in Ironwood Township.

The Ironwood man, 35, was allegedly attempting to drive around the wrecker at the scene, according to the GCSD, when he struck the deputy in the side.

The deputy was spun aroun...

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