Vehicle versus deer accidents cause nearly $10,000 damage in Page County


October 25th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

Page County Sheriff Lyle Palmer says two vehicle-versus-deer accidents over the weekend caused nearly $10,000 damage to the vehicles involved, but no one was injured. Sunday night, a car driven by 19-year old Michael Ribbey, of Blanchard, collided with a deer on I Avenue. The impact disabled the car, causing an estimated $2,200 damage.

The second other accident happened Friday night, on Highway 2. Sheriff Palmer says an SUV driven by 76-year old David Haning, of Sidney, hit a deer which the entered the roadway just east of N Avenue. The impact resulted in $7,000 damage.