PRESTON, Idaho -- A sheriff's deputy was taken to the hospital for treatment after he crashed his patrol car into an embankment early Sunday morning, Idaho State Police said.

According to investigators, Franklin County Sheriff's Deputy Travis Despain, 37, was driving on South State Street in Preston when he went off the road and struck an embankment.

Despain was able to radio for help and was later taken to the Franklin County Medical Center for treatment.

Idaho State Police investigated the crash. They have not said what caused it.

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