The Barton County Sheriff’s Office patrol units were kept busy this past weekend when vehicles collided with deer on county roads.
Four motorists reported colliding with three deer on Saturday evening. The accidents were reported at 6:13 p.m. at 36 NE K-156; at 7 p.m. in the 10 block of NW 10 Ave. and at 8:23 p.m. at Fort Zarah, 330 East U.S. 56. Another driver reported running over the deceased deer at Fort Zarah and flattening a tire at 8:44 p.m., but damage to the vehicle was under $1,000.
On Sunday evening, vehicle vs deer accidents were reported at 5:42 p.m. near mile marker 128 on K-4; at 6:39 p.m. at NW 120 Ave. and NW 150 Road, Galatia; and at 7:35 p.m. at NE 190 and NE 90 Ave.
The Great Bend Police Department responded to vehicle vs deer accident at 6:14 p.m. Saturday near GMS Motors (El Mexicano Auto II), 205 10th St.
In each of the weekend accidents, none of the motorists reported injuries.