Deer On Roadways Causing Crashes In Green Country

Wednesday, October 26th 2011, 7:15 pm
By: News On 6

UNDATED -- A warning for Oklahoma drivers about a real danger this time of year: Deer on roadways.

Tuesday, a 16-year-old swerved to miss a deer near South Coffeyville and hit a bridge rail, flipping his truck 6 1/2 times.

Casey Miller was thrown from the truck and is in critical condition, as is his 7-year-old brother, who was also ejected. Their 12-year-old sister was not seriously injured.

Over the weekend, A Sand Springs woman was killed after a deer disabled her car on Highway 97. Shelly Vanbeber was outside the vehicle when another driver hit her.

10/22/2011 Related Story: Sand Springs Woman Killed Following Collision With Deer