A car struck a Cumberland Sheriff's Deputy in a school zone in Fayetteville Monday morning.

A Cumberland County Sheriff’s Deputy was hit by a car Monday morning, while working the school zone at Lake Rim Elementary School in Fayetteville.

The Deputy was not named, but was transported to the hospital and is in serious, but stable condition.

The Deputy was hit around 7:22 a.m. in front of the school on Hoke Loop Road in Fayetteville, while directing traffic in the school zone.

A release from the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said the driver stayed on the scene after hitting the Deputy.

If you have any information about this investigation, please contact Fayetteville Police Officer J. Smith at (910) 987-4510 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477). Crimestoppers’ information may also be submitted electronically by visiting http://fay-nccrimestoppers.org and completing the anonymous online tip sheet or downloading the FREE “P3 Tips” app available for Apple devices in the Apple App Store and available for Android devices in Google Play.

Brandon Plotnick is a former sports journalist, now living in the digital space with interests all over the musical and pop culture map.

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