Sheriff’s office works truck-vs-deer collision

From Local Sources

FERDINAND — A Ferdinand motorist escaped injury when his pickup truck collided with a deer early Saturday along a highway east of Ferdinand.

Carl R. Jones, 44, Ferdinand, was eastbound on State Road 264 in a 2005 Ford F-150 when the 12:20 a.m. accident occurred just west of County Road 450E, according to the Dubois County Sheriff’s Office.

Jones’ truck sustained front and passenger-side damage when it collided with a deer on the travel portion of the roadway.

Damage was estimated between $1,000 and $2,500.

The deer was killed in the collision and its carcass had to be removed from the roadway.

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