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Hamilton Co. deputy struck

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ANDERSON TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - A Hamilton County sheriff's deputy was air lifted to the hospital Tuesday night after he was struck by a Jeep.

Police say Michael Wahoff, 39, was assisting officers with an arrest on northbound Eight Mile Road when he was hit by Zachary Steigerwald, 20, of Cincinnati. Steigerwald was passing police vehicles and a tow truck when he struck Deputy Wahoff.

Deputy Wahoff was taken to University Hospital via AirCare and is listed in fair condition.

Alcohol and drugs are not believed to be factors, and Steigerwald has not been charged. The incident remains under investigation.

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