Off-duty deputy crashes into home, injures sleeping woman

CAMPBELL CO., Tenn. (WVLT) -- A Campbell Co. deputy could be facing charges after he ran into a house, injuring a woman who was asleep in the home just after midnight Tuesday morning, according to officials.

In a statement released on Wednesday, authorities added that the deputy, Jason Henegar, has been "released from employment."

Henegar, who was off-duty at the time, was driving a 2000 Ford F-150 when he slemmed into the home, 254 Imperial Heights Lane, near State Route 63, after failing to negotiate a curve.

Janice Hatfield, 52, was sleeping on a couch when the truck crashed through wall. She was taken to St. Mary's Hospital and has been released.


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