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Car crashes while attempting to avoid deer

Source: HCSO Source: HCSO
Source: HCSO Source: HCSO
EDWARDS, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Hinds County Sheriff's Deputies and first responders were on the scene of a one car wreck on Canada Cross Road near Edwards. 

The call came into the 911 dispatch center just after 6:15 p.m. Sunday.

The driver said she was trying to avoid a deer when she ran off the road. 

AMR transported all five occupants to a Vicksburg hospital. Injuries did not appear to be life threatening. 

"Deer are on the move this time of the year, especially at dusk and night time," said Major Pete Luke. "Serious accident can occur when drivers attempt to avoid wildlife in the roadways."

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