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Deer Causes Two Crashes near Penn Valley

A deer running across Highway 20 is responsible for two accidents–one of them with serious injuries. CHP Officer Greg Tassone says it happened a little before 8:30 last night near Penn Valley Drive…

Listen to Greg Tassone 1

The driver of that car was not hurt, but the deer continued on…

Listen to Greg Tassone 2

The couple were seriously hurt, but were able to crawl out of the traffic lanes. The driver, 52-year-old Eric Moffatt of Smartsville, was airlifted to Sutter Roseville Medical Center and was last reported to be in “fair” condition. The passenger, identified as 40-year-old Christine Rutherford of Grass Valley, was taken by ambulance to Rideout Medical Center.

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