Truck-vs-deer collision occurs near Patoka Lake

From Local Sources

PATOKA LAKE — A Schnellville man’s truck sustained damage when it collided with a deer Monday morning near Patoka Lake.

Mark A. Gutgsell, 43, Schnellville, was northbound on County Road 1000E in a 2011 Chevrolet truck when the midnight accident occurred north of State Road 164, according to the Dubois County Sheriff’s Office.

A deputy said Gutgsell’s truck collided with a deer that came onto the roadway from the east.

Damage was estimated between $2,500 and $5,000, but Gutgsell was able to drive from the scene.

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