Man wanted in deputy-involved crash caught

Authorities say a man wanted in connection with a head-on collision involving a deputy in Clayton County has been captured.

After a foot pursuit, deputies say Jermaine Harris was taken into custody Tuesday. He reportedly faces charges in connection with Monday night’s accident and other traffic charges in Gwinnett County.

Deputy Lieutenant Robert Hawes says the crash caused the deputy to briefly lose consciousness. Harris reportedly fled the scene.

Hawes said the deputy involved is listed in stable condition.

Anyone with any information about Harris’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office at 770-477-4479.

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