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Driver hospitalized after avoiding deer before crashing

A driver was hospitalized after avoiding a deer and crashing on Wednesday night.

According to Carbondale police, officers responded to the area of Chautauqua Road and Candle Tree Drive to a crash.

Officers learned a vehicle collided with a tree after the driver swerved off the road to avoid a deer.

The driver was taken to the Memorial Hospital of Carbondale and later taken to a Cape Girardeau hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Police say the investigation into the incident is continuing.

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