A driver slowing for a deer on the road resulted in a collision with another vehicle Wednesday evening.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, at about 9:47 p.m., a 2009 Ford Fusion driven by Jose Guadalupe Salazar, age 20, of San Juan, Texas, was westbound on Highway 14 near Sleepy Eye when it slowed for a deer in the road. Salazar’s vehicle was struck from behind by a 2000 Ford Ranger driven by Richard Lawrence Turbes, age 60, of Springfield.
A passenger in Salazar’s vehicle, Samantha Isabel Olvera, age 18, of Sleepy Eye, was transported to the Sleepy Eye Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.
The Sleepy Eye Police and Ambulance assisted at the scene.