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Teen driver crashes into deer, then watches as vehicle burns

January 23, 2022 GMT

ORWELL, Vt. (AP) — A teenager survived after his car crashed into a deer and caught on fire in Orwell, Vermont.

The crash happened Saturday evening on Route 22A when the deer ran into the path of the vehicle, state police said. The vehicle hit the animal, came to a stop and caught fire, police said.

The teen driver from Nassau, New York, was taken to Porter Hospital for minor injuries. The 2021 Subaru Forester was totaled.