Man Arrested After Denton County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Struck By Vehicle

Madeline Schmitt | |

This story was updated at 3:55 p.m. on Jan. 19

KRUM (CBSDFW.COM) – An Ill. man was arrested after a Denton County Sheriff’s Office deputy was struck by a vehicle Saturday night.

The deputy was directing traffic around 6 p.m. at an event in Krum when the incident happened.

The female deputy’s injuries were severe enough that she was air-lifted to a Fort Worth hospital.

A spokesperson for the DCSO said the driver of the vehicle, Jaime Fabela of Seneca, Ill. was arrested for DWI and intoxication assault.

The deputy was in stable condition Sunday morning, but her name has not been released.

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