Troopers: North Charleston cop hits tree near home

COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A North Charleston Police Department officer hit a tree with his cruiser when he was leaving his Colleton County home Thursday, South Carolina Highway Patrol says.

Lance Corporal Bob Beres says the officer was leaving his driveway in Colleton County at 1:36 p.m. when he got distracted and hit a tree.

His police car had minor damage and there were no injuries.

No charges were filed.

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