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State Patrol investigating crash involving stolen Liberty County deputy's patrol car

One man now recovering at the hospital
Posted at 12:23 PM, Aug 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-18 12:23:32-04

LIBERTY COUNTY, FL. (WTXL) - — Florida State Patrol is investigating a crash involving a stolen Liberty County deputy's patrol car.

Authorities said 21-year-old Jeffery Holcomb was visiting an off-duty deputy when he took his keys. Witnesses said he took off so they tried following him down County Road 67. Troopers said Holcomb took a sharp left, spun around and crashed into the shoulder of the road -- hitting two trees.

Holcomb is now recovering in the hospital. No word yet on charges