WATCH: Greene County deputy nearly hit; sheriff urges caution on icy roads

A Greene County Sheriff’s deputy was nearly hit Monday night by a driver who lost control on an icy roadway.

The deputy was outside his cruiser investigating a crash when the driver was unable to stop and struck the deputy’s cruiser while headed south on state Route 72 near the village of Clifton.

Dash camera footage showed the cruiser moving forward after it was hit and the deputy jumping back to get out of the way.

The deputy was not injured.

“Sheriff Scott Anger is grateful that the deputy was not injured and he reminds drivers to use caution when approaching any stopped emergency vehicles,” a media release stated. “Drivers need to slow down and make sure they provide increased distance to stop when road conditions are poor.”

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