Deer Gets Splattered, Deputy Loses His Job

Man, we’d love to see the in-car dash camera video for this one.

A Craven County, N.C., sheriff’s deputy hit a deer while driving at a speed of 117 mph in his cruiser en route to a vehicle crash site. The deputy was not injured, according to this report in the Havelock News, but his vehicle sustained more than $7,000 in damage.

The deputy, Andrew Byron Callaway, was terminated from his position. The sheriff’s department has a zero tolerance policy for excessive speed, Sheriff’s Capt. Joe Heckman told the newspaper. The speed limit on the road Callaway was on is 55 mph.

Check out the full report here.

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