On Thursday January 12, 2017 at approximately 11:30 pm, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a car / deer accident that occurred around 10:45 pm in the 3800 block of 460th Av south of Emmetsburg. A 2007 Buick Lucerne, owned and driven by Russell August Johnson of Emmetsburg, was headed north in the above location when he struck a deer that entered the roadway. Johnson was able to drive the vehicle home and then called the accident in. Damage to the vehicle was estimated at $4000. There were no injuries reported in this accident.