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EBRSO deputy dies after car crash in Central

EBRSO deputy dies after car crash in Central
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POSTED: Friday, September 27, 2013 - 8:37pm

UPDATED: Monday, September 30, 2013 - 4:29pm

East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies are now mourning the loss of one of their own.

The Louisiana State Police confirmed that Dustin Hamilton died in a two-car crash Friday evening. The crash took place in Central around 7:15 p.m. near the intersection of Joor Rd. and Tynewood Ave.

Hamilton, 24, had been with the sherriff's department for two years. An LSP spokesman told NBC33 that Hamilton was on his way home from work at the time of the crash.

The other driver suffered minor injures and was sent to a local hospital.

A chaplain is with the family and fellow deputies on scene to provide support counseling.

The crash remains under investigation.

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