SUV-vs-deer collision damages vehicle

From Local Sources

HUNTINGBURG — A Pike County motorist was able to drive from the scene of a Friday evening collision with a deer west of Huntingburg.

Sarah E. Englert, 25, Winslow, was westbound on State Road 64 in an 2016 Ford Explorer when the 7:30 p.m. accident occurred 600 feet west of County Road 650W, according to the Dubois County Sheriff’s Office.

A deputy said Englert’s Explorer struck a deer that came onto the highway from the south. The deer then hit the driver’s side of the vehicle from the front to the back.

The deer was located deceased at the scene.

Damage to the vehicle was estimated between $5,000 and $10,000.

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