Police: Driver issued summons after rear-ending Newport News sheriff

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- Police said Sheriff Gab Morgan was hurt after the driver of a pick-up truck rearended his SUV Friday.

The wreck happened shortly after 11 a.m. at Warwick Boulevard and Glendale Road.

Officers said Mark Alexander Franklin of Virginia Beach was driving a truck and hit the back of a Newport News Sheriff's Office SUV that Morgan was driving.

Medics took Morgan to the hospital. His injuries were not life-threatening.

Police charged Franklin with Following Too Close.

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