Deer blamed for Tamaqua crash
A Tamaqua woman escaped serious injury when her car struck a tree after she swerved to avoid hitting a deer.
Antoinette Miller, of 216 Patterson St., told borough police she was driving a 1998 Chevrolet Monte Carlo along Owl Creek Road when a deer entered the roadway. Miller swerved to avoid striking the animal but lost control and struck a tree.
The car was towed from the scene.