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Driver admitted to hospital after swerving to miss a deer

Jamie Benham, 17, Columbia, was admitted to the hospital in Columbia, KY, following an accident which occurred Monday, May 15, 2006, at 3:40 p.m.
Benham was eastbound on KY 80. She stated she swerved to avoid a deer, left the roadway, and came to rest in a ditchline.

No seat belt was in use.

Trooper Andy Olson investigated the accident.
Information courtesy Trooper Dwaine Barnett, Public Affairs Officer, Kentucky State Police Post 15, 1118 Jamestown ST, (at Exit 49, Louie B. Nunn Parkway), Columbia, KY. Thanks also to Della Shaw, dispatcher. For more on Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY, Click Here

This story was posted on 2006-05-15 18:56:25
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