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WATCH: Volusia County deputy hit by driver during traffic stop, troopers say

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — Video shows the moment a deputy was hit by a driver in Volusia County.

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The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office released body camera video from the moment one of their deputies was clipped by a van.

It happened during a traffic stop Saturday morning in DeLand.

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Thankfully, the deputy was not seriously injured.

The sheriff’s office released the video to serve as a reminder for drivers to slow down and move over for emergency vehicles.

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After being struck, the deputy then followed that driver and eventually pulled him over.

The driver told the deputy he was celebrating his birthday and had “just left the club.”

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Florida Highway Patrol responded to this incident and issued the driver several citations.

See more in the video above.

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