MANATEE - A Manatee sheriff deputy hit a pole with his patrol car, causing $1,000 in damage this morning.
The deputy was patrolling the parking lot of closed businesses in the 7100 block of Manate Avenue West when he attempted to make a left turn and didn't see a yellow pole, hitting it with the front of his patrol car.
The deputy was not injured and the pole was only scratched.
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