Birdseye-area car-vs-deer collision brings damage

From Local Sources

BIRDSEYE — A Schnellville woman avoided injury when the car she was driving collided with a deer early Tuesday south of Birdseye.

Sara G. Kempf, 65, Schnellville, was northbound on State Road 145 in a 2011 Mercury Marquis when the 1 a.m. accident occurred south of Birdseye Loop Road, according to the Dubois County Sheriff’s Office.

A deputy said the Kempf Mercury collided with a deer that came onto the highway from the east.

Damage was estimated between $1,000 and $2,500, but Kempf was able to drive the car from the scene.

The sheriff’s office was unable to locate the deer.

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