Indiana driver swerves to avoid deer, lands in pond

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Driver Swerves to Avoid Hitting Deer, Lands in Pond

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An Indiana driver swerved to avoid a deer Wednesday morning northeast of Indianapolis and wound up in a pond, WXIN reported.

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The Lawrence Police Department reported that the vehicle ended out about 75 feet into the water, the television station reported. The accident occurred in Lawrence, a suburb of Indianapolis, police said.

The driver was able to get out of his car and swim to safety before the vehicle became fully submerged, WXIN reported.

The driver, who was not injured, told police a deer ran out in front of him. He swerved to avoid colliding with the animal and ended up in the water, WXIN reported.

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