Car-vs-deer crash occurs east of crossroads

From Local Sources

DUBOIS — Police worked an Orange County motorist’s car-versus-deer collision Friday night near the Dubois Crossroads.

Jeremy S. Nichols, 45, Paoli, was eastbound on State Road 56 in a 2011 Dodge Charger when the 9:38 p.m. accident occurred near County Road 575E, according to the Dubois County Sheriff’s Office.

The sheriff’s office said Nichols’ car collided with a deer that came onto the highway from the north.

Damage to the car’s driver-side headlight and front and rear doors was estimated between $2,500 and $5,000.

Nichols was able to drive from the scene.

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