Deputy injured while working race

A Richmond County motorcycle deputy suffered minor injuries Sunday when he was hit by a vehicle while providing traffic assistance during the GRU Half-Marathon and 10K.

Deputy Jonathan Olivares was thrown to the ground when his motorcycle collided with a SUV at Milledge Road and Battle Row on Sunday morning during the 10K portion of the event.

Richmond County sheriff’s Investigator Glen Rahn said Olivares received only minor injuries.

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