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      Adams Co. car rear ended as driver slows for deer

      A car crash occurred Friday when a driver slowed to avoid deer crossing the road.


      A car crash occurred just south of Lima, Ill. on Friday at 8:38 a.m. when a driver slowed to avoid deer crossing the road.


      Edwin L. Wilcox, 65, of Quincy was headed northbound on IL 96 1/4 a mile south of N 2700th St. when he slowed down to avoid the deer.


      Kristina M. Hartman, 56, of Keokuk, who was also driving northbound, tried to avoid hitting Wilcox's car, but was unable to do so.


      Wilcox was taken to Blessing Hospital with minor injuries.


      Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts.


      Hartman was cited for failure to reduce speed.

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