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

From Local Sources

CELESTINE — Police say damage hit $5,000 in a pickup truck-versus-deer collision Tuesday morning west of Celestine.

Steven J. Kuper, 67, Celestine, was westbound on State Road 164 in a 2018 Ford F-150 when the 6:50 a.m. accident occurred 100 feet east of County Road 500E, according to the Dubois County Sheriff’s Office.

A deputy said the Kuper Ford struck a deer that came onto the roadway from the north.

The collision proved fatal to the deer.

Kuper was able to drive from the scene.

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