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Collisions with deer reported to police

by Jay Hamburger OF THE RECORD STAFF

The Park City Police Department received a series of reports last week of car accidents involving deer, evidence of the toll taken on both animals and vehicles involved in the collisions.

Some of the cases reported to the Police Department last week included:

On Saturday, Sept. 26 at 10:15 a.m., an injured deer was seen on Marsac Avenue. The police said the animal needed to be put down. Public police logs do not provide details about the injuries or how the animal sustained the injuries.

A driver hit a deer on Sept. 26 at 6:34 a.m. on Kearns Boulevard close to the Park City Cemetery. The animal survived the impact but was injured, the police were told. Public police logs did not provide details about the severity of the injuries and whether the animal needed to be put down.

On Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 8:55 a.m., an injured deer was found in a parking lot on the 1400 block of Kearns Boulevard. The police were told that the person driving the vehicle that hit the animal did not stop.

On Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 2:57 a.m., an injured deer was seen at the Kearns Boulevard-Homestake Road intersection. Nobody saw a vehicle nearby, the police said.