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Calais Cruiser vs Deer - Jul. 09, 2013

CALAIS, Maine (WQDY) - A city police cruiser was totaled early Sunday after a collision with a deer.



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According to a press release from Chief David Randall, Officer Roy Wise was responding to a report of a violation of protection order in Red Beach, when he struck a deer and went off Route 1 across from Pratt Chevrolet at about 2:45 a.m.



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The accident was investigated by the Maine State Police and there will be an internal investigation into the incident. The 2011 Ford Crown Victoria appeared to be a total loss due to the accident.


The deer fled the scene.


STORY/PICTURES: Tom McLaughlin WQDY-WALZ news@wqdy.fm