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Scott County Sheriff hit by deputy, expected to be okay

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Posted at 5:18 PM, Jan 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-04 17:56:40-05

SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Scott County Sheriff Tony Hampton was hit by another deputy Tuesday afternoon.

Officials say Hampton was hit by a deputy who was backing up his cruiser, throwing Hampton six feet.

Hampton initially went to the hospital for a check-up. He is reported to be okay and home from the hospital.

The Georgetown Police Department is handling the traffic collision investigation.