SUV strikes deer northwest of Ferdinand

From Local Sources

FERDINAND — A Ferdinand woman avoided injury when her SUV collided with a deer Sunday evening along a county road northwest of Ferdinand.

Denise R. Gaesser, 52, Ferdinand, was northbound on County Road 75E in a 2015 Ford Edge when the 7:04 p.m. accident occurred 500 feet north of Holiday Lake Road, according to the Dubois County Sheriff’s Office.

Gaesser’s Edge struck a deer that came onto the roadway from the west, according to a deputy.

Damage was estimated to have exceeded $5,000.

The collision resulted in the deer being deceased.

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