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St. Johns deputy involved in crash
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ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- A woman has minor injuries after her vehicle crashed into a St. Johns County Sheriff's Office deputy vehicle.

The crash happened when the deputy was responding to a call of a potential suicide, according to SJSO Corporal Catherine Payne.

The deputy, Brandon C. Allsup, 32, was traveling south on Holmes Boulevard with the vehicle's emergency lights and sirens on, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report.

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Lisa S. Lorenzo, 48, was also traveling south on Holmes Boulevard in a 1998 Saturn attempting to make a left turn on Butler Avenue.

Lorenzo failed to yield to Allsup's vehicle, which resulted in a collision, the FHP report stated.

She was taken to Flagler Hospital with minor injuries and Allsup had no injuries. Both were wearing seatbelts and alcohol was not a factor in the crash.

Lorenzo will be charged with failure to yield to an emergency vehicle.

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