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Published November 08, 2011, 09:07 PM

State Patrol Deputy Hits Deer East of Crookston, MN

EAST OF CROOKSTON, MN (WDAZ-TV) - A Minnesota State Patrol deputy is OK after he struck a deer on Highway 2 on Tuesday night.

By: Rick Abbott, WDAZ

EAST OF CROOKSTON, MN (WDAZ-TV) - A Minnesota State Patrol deputy is OK after he struck a deer on Highway 2 on Tuesday night.

Deputy Trent Stahlekker was driving east at about 6:45 p.m. Near the intersection of Highway 2 and County Road 50, he struck the deer.

Stahlekker was wearing a seat belt and the vehicle's airbags deployed.

Sgt. Jesse Grabow says Stahlekker was taken to Riverview Health in Crookston for "non-serious" injuries.

Total damage to the squad car Stahlekker was driving isn't known yet.


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