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our car got hit by a deer yesterday-no one hurt.

Postby markmitch [OP] » May 19th 2014, 2:40pm

Yesterday we were on our way to our religious meeting and we were traveling at 55 mph and got hit by a deer. The deer was close to 200 lbs and it hit the right front of our Chevy Aveo then tumbled and after it was over the front bumper cover, headlight assembly front drivers side fender, drivers door and rear door were all mangled. No one was hurt but I think the car will be totaled! I will post more after the insurance company lets us know. I have pictures but will have to go to the library to load them cause my PC is old and won't do it. Mark
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Re: our car got hit by a deer yesterday-no one hurt.

Postby CoolCat4Christ » May 19th 2014, 3:03pm

Jeepers Mark,
So glad to hear you and your family were not injured.
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Re: our car got hit by a deer yesterday-no one hurt.

Postby redfury » May 19th 2014, 3:37pm

just goes to show the marvel of engineering where a tiny car like that can keep the occupants safe in a collision. Thankfully it was a deer and not another car. How bad off was the deer? ( assuming it died from the collision of course )
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Re: our car got hit by a deer yesterday-no one hurt.

Postby markmitch [OP] » May 19th 2014, 4:15pm

The deer kept going -ran off into the woods.
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Re: our car got hit by a deer yesterday-no one hurt.

Postby 94 Van Guy » May 19th 2014, 7:54pm

Glad to hear no one got hurt, even the deer.

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Re: our car got hit by a deer yesterday-no one hurt.

Postby Leeann_93 » May 20th 2014, 12:06am

Yikes! Sorry about the car, but it's replaceable. You guys aren't...
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Re: our car got hit by a deer yesterday-no one hurt.

Postby WoodButcher » May 20th 2014, 1:10am

Leeann_93 wrote:Yikes! Sorry about the car, but it's replaceable. You guys aren't...



Absolutely,,, glad you're ok.
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Re: our car got hit by a deer yesterday-no one hurt.

Postby markmitch [OP] » May 20th 2014, 1:30am

funny thing is as much as I hate that car (very uncomfortable) I will miss the gas mileage lol.Thanks for the well wishes!
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Re: our car got hit by a deer yesterday-no one hurt.

Postby FrugalAstro » May 20th 2014, 1:56am

I wonder if yous would have been able to say "nobody was hurt" if you were in an Astro van. :think:
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Re: our car got hit by a deer yesterday-no one hurt.

Postby chevymaher » May 20th 2014, 4:28am

FrugalAstro wrote:I wonder if yous would have been able to say "nobody was hurt" if you were in an Astro van. :think:

I been hit in my van at those speeds several times. I drove mine home everytime and nobody was hurt. The other vehicle leaves on a flatbed never to be driven again.
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Re: our car got hit by a deer yesterday-no one hurt.

Postby astroman97 » May 20th 2014, 4:45am

Dam those deer, always hitting cars hope the deer had a DUI test..lol shouldn't the post title be our car hit a deer?
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Postby WoodButcher » May 21st 2014, 12:34am

astroman97 wrote: shouldn't the post title be our car hit a deer?



Depends on the time of year and if it was a buck or not.
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Re: our car got hit by a deer yesterday-no one hurt.

Postby markmitch [OP] » May 21st 2014, 2:53am

The title was correct since the deer ran into the front right headlight yet was never in front of me. Therefore the deer hit our car.From what the body shop said when he picked it up today, it happens so often out here people accused him of letting them out between 6 pm and 10 am LOL
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Postby JPBJustin » May 30th 2014, 1:51am

I've killed three deer with my Safari van.
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