Damage hits $5K in truck-vs-deer accident

From Local Sources

SCHNELLVILLE — Police said damage reached $5,000 in a pickup-truck-versus-deer collision Thursday morning along a county road west of Schnellville.

Victoria L. Venekamp, 56, Birdseye, was westbound on Schnellville Road in a 2015 Dodge Ram 1500 series truck when the 6:10 a.m. accident occurred west of Celestine Road South, according to the Dubois County Sheriff’s Office.

A deputy said Venekamp’s truck collided with a deer than ran onto the roadway from the north. The deer hit the right front of the truck and then rolled down its passenger side, according to the deputy.

There were no injuries and the truck was able to be driven from the scene.

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