Deer continues after collision with car

From Local Sources

HUNTINGBURG — A deer continued on after a Thursday morning collision with a car just southwest of Huntingburg.

John S. Reutepohler, 59, Huntingburg, was northbound on Old Road 64 in a 2013 Ford Fusion when the 6:42 a.m. accident occurred 500 feet south of County Road 630S, according to the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department.

A deputy said Reutepohler was navigating a curve when a deer came from a bean field to the west and into his lane of travel.

Damage to the Fusion owned by the City of Huntingburg was estimated at $4,500.

A deputy said the deer continued on and ran into woods east of the accident scene.


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