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Aside arrow Sheriff Chitwood Injured In Pickup Vs. Bicycle Crash; Driver Cited
September 29, 2017 1:07 pm

Andrew Gant
Office of Public Affairs & Media Relations


Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood was injured in a crash this morning while riding his bicycle in Ponce Inlet. The sheriff’s bicycle was struck by a pickup truck that remained on scene in the area of 4950 S. Peninsula Drive. The crash was reported around 8:50 a.m.

The driver of the truck, a Chevrolet Silverado, was found to be at fault and received a traffic citation from the Ponce Inlet Police Department for failure to yield (F.S.S. 316.121).

The sheriff was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. As evidenced by the attached photo, the sheriff is in good spirits and anticipates getting back to work as soon as he is released.

Volusia County Sheriff's Office

Administrative offices: West Volusia 386-736-5961 Daytona Beach 386-254-4689 New Smyrna Beach 386-423-3352

Non-emergency dispatch numbers: DeLand 386-943-8276 Daytona Beach 386-239-8276 New Smyrna Beach 386-409-8276 Osteen 407-323-0151

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