Drivers urged to move over after Powhatan deputy car rear-ended on Route 288

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A Powhatan Sheriff’s Office vehicle was rear-ended on Route 288 Thursday night. (Photo courtesy of Powhatan County’s Facebook page.)

POWHATAN COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Mover over!

That’s what Powhatan officials ask residents of the county and beyond after someone rear-ended a Sheriff’s Office on the southbound side of Route 288 Thursday night.

A deputy was in the area responding to two-vehicle rollover crash.

While officials say the deputy is OK, they warn the incident could have been much worse. Deputies used this incident to remind drivers to move over when they encounter flashing lights.

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