Vehicle Swerving to Miss Deer Causes Fatal Accident

Vehicle Swerving to Miss Deer Causes Fatal Accident

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CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) -- One person has been killed and another is critically injured after their vehicle collided with a pickup near Cedar City.

Utah Highway Patrol Trooper Jeff Nigbur says the pickup was eastbound on State Road 56 last night when the driver swerved to miss a deer and lost control of the vehicle.

Nigbur says the pickup then collided with a Buick, killing the driver of the Buick and critically injuring a passenger in the vehicle.

The driver of the pickup was not injured. So far, the names of the people involved in the collision have not been released.

(Copyright 2005 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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