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Driver Swerves to Avoid Deer

One local driver had to make a split second decision whether to hit a deer or a tree.  California Highway Patrol Officer Justin Barnthouse says the 23 year old Nevada City man was driving his 2011 Subaru on Idaho Maryland Road when he said a deer ran out in front of him. Officer Barnthouse says the driver made the choicee to swerve out of the path of the deer.
Click here to listen to Officer Barnthouse

The Subaru will likely be declared a total loss. The driver’s injures were not serious.

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