POWNAL, Vt. — A Comcast van was totaled on Thursday afternoon after a deer ran in front of the driver.
In her report, Trooper Lauren Ronan said she responded to the crash at about 2 p.m. on Route 7, but did not detail the location. The conditions were dry and sunny.
The work van, a 2006 Ford E-250, was found with "extensive damage blocking both the northbound and southbound lanes." The van was totaled.
The driver, Jedadiah Lampron, 33, of Bennington, who had been wearing a seat belt, was unhurt in the crash. Lampron said he was southbound on Route 7 when the deer ran out in front of him. He was able to avoid hitting the animal but lost control of the van and "struck a rock wall on the south bound edge of the roadway."
Lampron was not cited for the accident but was ticketed for driving with a suspended license.
Vermont State Police are reminding drivers to remain "extremely vigilant" for wildlife crossing roadways during the fall season.
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