Driver tries to avoid deer, crashes truck into Miami County creek

MIAMI COUNTY — A driver attempted to avoid a deer before crashing his pickup truck into a creek bed east of West Milton in Miami County Thursday morning.

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The crash was reported on Kessler-Frederick Road at Wheelock Road just before 9 a.m. Thursday.

Deputies said the driver went across the center line while trying to avoid a deer that ran into the roadway. The truck then went on top of a guardrail and went into the creek, investigators said.

The driver, who was not identified, suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Additional details about the crash were not available.