The deputy was getting back into his cruiser after helping an injured deer on Highway 82 when he was almost struck by an oncoming driver.
- A Garfield County Sheriff's deputy almost hit by a driver early this morning, happened around 4:30 near mile marker 4 on Highway 82. The deputy was getting back into his cruiser after helping an injured deer. That's when an oncoming driver headed right for him. The deputy was able to dive into his car and avoid serious injury, was also able to pursue that driver and pull her over. She was driving without a valid license and had no registration or insurance.