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SALEM -- Authorities say a Marion County sheriff's deputy and a cadet suffered minor injuries when their sport-utility vehicle crashed on Interstate 5.

Oregon State Police troopers are investigating. Investigators say that about 8:40 a.m. Sunday the deputy lost control on wet pavement as they were on their way to help other officers who had located an assault suspect in a field north of Salem.

The deputy was driving north, and the SUV went across the center median into the southbound lanes and struck a concrete roadside wall and sign before coming to rest along the shoulder.

The deputy and cadet were taken to Salem Hospital.

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