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Deer accidents

Timothy P. Haas, 53, of Putnam was traveling at 8:23 a.m. Aug. 12 on 250 North Avenue, one-fourth mile east of 1625 East Street in Milo Township, when his vehicle hit a deer.

Michael J. Mantel, 65, of Putnam was traveling at 8:33 p.m. Aug. 18 on 2050 East Street, three-fourths mile south of 1180 North Avenue in Arispie Township, when his vehicle hit a deer.


Thomas R. Slock, 33, of Manlius was involved in a single-vehicle accident at 7:26 p.m. Aug. 15 on Main Street in Walnut.


Timothy R. Nevitt, 50, of Tiskilwa was charged with battery on Aug. 6 in Tiskilwa.

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