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'Prayers for his family': Community rallies behind injured Limestone deputy

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Posted at 6:25 PM, Nov 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-30 13:03:13-05

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Texas — A Limestone County sheriff’s deputy is hospitalized after sustaining injuries in a fiery crash.

Deputy Patrick Evans was involved in a single-vehicle accident Saturday while responding to a call, according to a Facebook post by the Limestone County Sheriff's Office.

Evans underwent surgery and is expected to recover.

The sheriff in neighboring Freestone County sent thoughts and prayers to the deputy.

"He will be ok and recover by the grace of God," said Freestone County Sheriff Jeremy Shipley in a Facebook post.