The Barton County Sheriff’s Office reports several accidents involving deer on county roads in recent days.
There was also a report of a duck flying into a windshield at 4:25 p.m. Sunday on northeast K-156, at mile marker 134. The Garden City motorist said there were hunters by the road, which is located in Cheyenne Bottoms, and he believed the duck fell to the windshield after it was shot. He said the vehicle, a Ford Excursion, will need a new windshield.
Vehicle vs. deer accidents were reported Friday morning at 5:09 a.m. on west K-4, mile marker 119; 5:25 a.m. on U.S. 56 at mile marker 207; at 7:35 a.m. on SE 60 Ave. and SE 30 Road; and Saturday evening at 7:06 p.m. in the 100 block of NW 10 Ave. and at 8:57 p.m. in the 300 block of NE 30 Road.
A motorist reported hitting a deer on NW 10 Road and NW 60 Ave. shortly before 1:10 a.m. Sunday. A car also hit a deer at 6:56 p.m. Sunday on K-156 near 120 Ave., and ran away.
A car hit a deer at 5:08 a.m. Monday on East U.S. 56 at mile marker 213.