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      Early morning wreck sends officer to the hospital

      A Sylvester Police Department Officer is recovering in the hospital.

      / Franklin White

      A Sylvester Police Department Officer is recovering in the hospital.

      Georgia State Patrol Officers confirm to FOX 31 News that 21-year-old Chandler Giddes was injured around 7:00 Saturday morning when he rear ended a Dodge truck hauling a trailer along Sylvester Highway.

      Officer Giddes was sent to Thomasville Memorial Hospital where he's in critical condition.

      Giddes has been with the Sylvester Police Department for seven months.

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