Motorist drives from scene of deer-vs-truck accident

From Local Sources

CELESTINE — No wrecker was needed after a deer-versus-pickup truck collision Saturday morning east of Celestine.

Lucas A. Gehlhausen, 34, Celestine, was westbound on State Road 164 in a 2007 GMC Sierra 2500 series pickup when the 5:37 a.m. accident occurred east of County Road 900E, according to the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department.

A deputy said Gehlhausen’s truck collided with a deer that came onto the roadway from the north.

Damage was estimated between $2,500 and $5,000.

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