Grand Junction Man Lucky To Escape Injury In Car-Deer Accident

A Grand Junction resident was lucky to escape injury during a car-deer accident yesterday (Sunday) northwest of Grand Junction. At approximately 7:55 p.m., the Greene County Sheriff’s Office responded to the accident on 170th Street near P Ave. A 2013 Chevrolet Camaro driven by 37-year-old Rick Dean Smith was eastbound on 170th when the deer ran into the roadway. Smith’s car sustained an estimated $10,500 in damages.