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 width=A DeWitt County came away from a vehicle, deer accident with no injuries Monday night.

According to DeWitt County Sheriff Jered Shofner the accident occured in rural DeWitt County after the officer had wrapped up a vehicle roll over investigation. The Sheriff indicates the deputy was fortunate to come away unscathed.

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The Sheriff says the accident leaves the department in a tough situation because while the vehicle was one of the oldest in their fleet, they were hoping to get some more use out of it before replacing it.

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The Sheriff indicates any time one of their deputies are involved in a vehicle accident, they consult outside help in the investigating process so the Clinton Police Department was the responding agency in this case.

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