Highway 75 crash

Four teens in a red Mustang convertible were northbound and swerved to miss a deer Tuesday night. The Mustang left the road on traveled down an embankment through tall grass just missing a cement culvert. The teens were treated by Blair Rescue at the scene and released.

Four teens were uninjured after their vehicle left the roadway when the driver tried to avoid a deer Tuesday along U.S. Highway 75.

Blair Rescue, Washington County sheriff's deputies and Blair police responded to the accident at approximately 9:15 p.m.

Cody Bachtell, 17, of Tekamah was driving a 2006 Ford Mustang northbound on Highway 75 just south of 28th Avenue when he swerved right to avoid a deer in the roadway. The vehicle left the road and went into a ditch.

There were three other teens in the vehicle. All were checked by rescue personnel and refused treatment. All four were wearing seat belts.

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