FL Deputy Drives Patrol Car Into Canal To Avoid A Deer

A Florida deputy crashed his patrol car into a canal while swerving to miss hitting a deer, authorities said.

According to the Hernando County Sheriff's Office, the deputy was traveling on a Hernando Beach road early Monday morning when the crash occurred.

Officials say the deputy had just cleared a call for service when the deer entered the roadway in front of him. He ended up in a canal. 

Officials say the vehicle was partially submerged.

No injuries were reported to the deputy. 

The crash remains under investigation.

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