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Multiple Vehicle Accident in Harrison County Sends 3 to Hospital

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The Harrison County Sheriff's Department is investigating an accident that happened Thursday just before 8 p.m.

Deputies said it happened on Route 19 south.  A vehicle made a sudden stop on Route 19, when a Mercury Sable driven by Courtney Kearns, 22, stopped behind the first vehicle.  A Harrison County Sheriff's Department cruiser slammed on its brakes and hit the back of Kearn's car.

Kearns, Chelsea Shears, 18, and a two-year-old were taken to UHC.  All three have since been released.

The Sheriff's Department said the driver of the first car was not hit or injured and left the scene.