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Deer damages Manatee County Sheriff's patrol car

EAST MANATEE -- A deer ran into the side of a Manatee County Sheriff's Office patrol car about 6:55 p.m. today, causing a significant amount of damage.

The patrol car was traveling eastbound in the 18000 block of University Parkway at approximately 45 mph when it was struck by the deer, according to a sheriff's press release.

The front driver's side door was damaged, but the deputies were uninjured. After the collision the deer continued running.

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