SUV hits deer at Ferdinand

From Local Sources

FERDINAND — A Huntingburg motorist was able to drive from the scene of a Saturday evening collision with a deer just north of Ferdinand.

Joni M. Howard, 44, Huntingburg, was leaving Ferdinand northbound on State Road 162 in a 2011 Honda CR-V when the 6:31 p.m. accident occurred 150 feet north of Industrial Park Road, according to the Dubois County Sheriff’s Office.

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

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

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