SUV-vs-deer collision occurs near Hillham

From Local Sources

HILLHAM — A Dubois motorist avoided injury in an SUV-versus-deer collision Saturday evening west of Hillham.

Zachary J. Eichmiller, 38, Dubois, had just turned eastbound on State Road 56 from Cuzco Road North in a 2017 Toyota SUV at the time of the 7:15 p.m. accident, according to the Dubois County Sheriff’s Office.

A deputy said Eichmiller’s Toyota collided with a deer that came onto the highway from the south.

Damage to the passenger-side headlight and wheelwell areas was estimated to have exceeded $5,000.

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