Collision with deer damages Explorer

From Local Sources

CRYSTAL — A motorist was able to drive from the scene of a Tuesday morning collision with a deer west of Crystal.

Christopher D. Vernon, 42, Jasper, was westbound on State Road 56 in a 2013 Ford Explorer when the 5:36 a.m. accident occurred 150 feet west of County Road 750E, according to the Dubois County Sheriff’s Office.

A deputy said Vernon’s SUV collided with a deer that came onto the highway from the south.

Damage to the vehicle was estimated between $1,000 and $2,500.

The deer was located deceased in the roadway and was removed.

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