JEFFERSON COUNTY – A Jefferson County deputy was hit while responding to a crash with injuries Friday afternoon in Golden Gate Canyon State Park.

The crash happened along Highway 6 in Golden, and involved three vehicles, CSP Golden said.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office says the deputy who was hit was taken to the hospital, and is expected to be OK. No other injuries were reported.

The Golden Police Department and Colorado State Patrol Golden were called to the scene to assist. An investigation into the incident is ongoing.