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Rock thrown from bridge hits patrol car

TECUMSEH, Okla. (AP)  Authorities say an Oklahoma deputy escaped injury when a rock was thrown from a bridge into the windshield of his patrol car.

Pottawatomie County Undersheriff J.T. Palmer told KFOR that the deputy was driving on Highway 9 in Tecumseh early Saturday when the rock slammed into the windshield as the car went under U.S. Highway 177.

The rock struck o the passenger side and did not penetrate the windshield, but left a softball-sized crater in the glass.

Palmer says the deputy maintained control of the car and was able to stop safely.

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