UPDATE: Deputy Released from Hospital After Crash

Blount County (WVLT) - A Blount County Sheriff's Deputy is recovering at home after being involved in an accident.

The Blount County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman tells us a vehicle driven by Corporal Rodney Postel was t-boned last night while working emergency traffic on Foothills Mall Drive in Maryville.

Paramedics took him to Blount Memorial hospital with a back injury.

The hospital tells us he was treated and has since been released.

It's unclear if anyone else was hurt in the accident.

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