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Car Strikes a Deer Resulting In Minor Injuries

Tue 11-1-2016 []

(Emmetsburg)-- Minor injuries were reported Saturday evening in a car-deer collision in Palo Alto county.

The Sheriff's Office says 73-year-old Gail Person of Lone Rock was driving a 1996 Buick eastbound on a county road when a deer entered the road from the north ditch and was struck by Person's vehicle.

Minor injuries were reported to Person, who apparently wasn't taken to a hospital.

Damage to the vehicle was estimated at $1,600.

The collision took place shortly before 8:00 pm.