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Semi-truck drives off US-11 to miss deer

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No injuries were reported on the scene. © Provided by Hattiesburg-Laurel WDAM-TV No injuries were reported on the scene.

SANDERSVILLE, Miss. (WDAM) - No injuries were reported after a semi-truck drove off the highway to miss hitting a deer Monday.

According to Sandersville Fire Chief John Bounds, the truck hit the guard rail on a bridge on U.S. Highway 11 trying to miss a deer.

The Sandersville Police Department temporarily shut down S Front Street/ U.S. Hwy. 11 S that night while crews removed the truck from the wood line. Drivers were asked to use an alternate route during this time.

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No injuries were reported on the scene.

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