Jeep strikes deer near Patoka Lake

From Local Sources

PATOKA LAKE — A Birdseye woman’s Jeep sustained damage when it collided with a deer Monday morning near Patoka Lake.

Connie J. Bolton, 51, Birdseye, was northbound on County Road 1025E in a 2017 Jeep Sport when the 6:45 a.m. accident occurred north of County Road 175S, according to the Dubois County Sheriff’s Office.

A deputy said Bolton’s Jeep struck a deer that entered onto the roadway from the east.

Damage to the front of the vehicle was estimated between $2,500 and $5,000.

The deputy was unable to locate the deer.

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