Hancock crash caused by herd of deer, police say

Monadnock Ledger-Transcript
Published: 7/19/2019 11:06:59 AM
Modified: 7/19/2019 11:06:47 AM

A single-car crash occurred on Bonds Corner Road at 10:25 a.m. Wednesday when the driver swerved off the road to avoid a herd of deer.

John Washburn, 53, of Troy, was traveling westbound in a 2003 Saab when he swerved off the road, sideswiping a telephone pole in the process, Hancock Police Chief Andrew Wood said Thursday.

Washburn was uninjured, a passenger of the vehicle sustained minor injuries, but refused treatment.

Wood said the car was moderately damaged was towed from the scene.

Washburn managed to avoid the deer. 


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