Steve Rogers

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Clay Deputy Injured in Accident

CLAY COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) — A Clay County Sheriff’s Deputy escapes serious injury in a car accident last night.

Deputy John Lephicer was responding to a disturbance call in West Clay County around 11:00, when he hydroplaned on the wet road and hit a tree.

The accident happened near the intersection of highways 50 and 47.

Lephicer was treated for a slight concussion at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point.

The patrol car suffered extensive damage.