Gooding, Idaho (KMVT-TV/KSVT-TV) - Twin Falls County Deputy Charles Hoop escaped with only minor injuries after his patrol car rolled near Gooding Sunday morning (Jan. 4).

Idaho State Police were called to investigate the accident at 3300 South and 1375 East in Gooding County at around 7 am. Deputy Hoop was taken to St. Luke’s where he was treated and released.

State Police say it appears the deputy was distracted and ended up striking a gate post causing the vehicle to roll, coming to rest on the driver’s side. He was cited for failure to maintain a lane of travel.