Indy driver involved in car-vs-deer collision

From Local Sources

HOLLAND — A Marion County man escaped injury in a car-versus-deer collision Friday morning in the Holland area.

Olalekan M. Akinyele, 41, Indianapolis, was northbound on State Road 161 in a 2015 Honda Accord when the 5:41 a.m. accident occurred north of Meridian Street, according to the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department.

A deputy said Akinyele’s Honda collided with a deer that came onto the highway from the west.

Akinyele was able to drive from the scene but damage to the left front of his car was estimated at $4,000.

The sheriff’s department reported that the deer was located dead at the scene.

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