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2 Hurt When Deer Jumps Through Minivan

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ELLENBURG, N.Y. (AP) - State police say two people are recovering from minor injuries suffered when a deer jumped through their minivan as they traveled on a northern New York road.
    
Troopers say 61-year-old John Perry, of Chateaugay (SHAT'-uh-gay), was driving a Ford Windstar around 4:45 p.m. Thursday on Route 374 in Ellenburg, near the Canadian border.
    
Police say a deer ran into the road from the left, jumped through the driver's side rear passenger window and landed on a 16-year-old sitting in the back seat. Troopers say the deer continued through the van's interior and exited through the passenger-side rear window.
    
Perry and the teen were both treated at the Plattsburgh hospital for minor injuries and released.
    
Troopers say the deer, a six-point buck, died.

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