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Ambulance Collides With Deer Friday Night

Last updated on Monday, April 15, 2013

(MITCHELL) - An ambulance driver was unable to avoid colliding with a deer Friday night.

According to a Lawrence County Police report, 31-year-old Nikki Farh, of Bedford, was driving the 1998 Econoline E350 St. Vincent Dunn Hospital ambulance east on Fort Ritner Road just west of Russell Lane around 8:40 p.m. when the deer ran into the roadway from the south side of the road in front of the ambulance.

Farh and her fellow EMT Peggy Craig were responding to a call when the accident happened. After the collision with the deer, another ambulance was sent to the call.

Farh and Craig were not injured in the accident.

Police located the dead deer on the north side of the roadway.

The ambulance had minor damage and was able to be drove from the scene.

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