Bay County Sheriff's Office deputy hit by car

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A Bay County Sheriff's deputy is in serious condition after he got hit by a car in Southport early Thursday Morning.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Connie McDill, 69, was driving North on Highway 77 in the outside lane while a marked Bay County Sheriff patrol unit was making a stop in the same lane.

Deputy Dominic Cross was standing at the back of his patrol car when he was hit by McDill, causing an injury to his left leg.

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