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Washington County responded to a vehicle fire after a car hit a deer eastbound on Highway 75 Friday.

Blair firefighters responded to a vehicle fire in the area of U.S. Highway 75 and mile marker 111 at 6:58 a.m. due to a car-deer accident. The driver, Diane Pratt, was uninjured. The fire was able to be extinguished with a fire extinguisher upon arrival of the first responders.

Pratt was traveling southbound on Highway 75 when a deer came across from the left hand side of the road. The Dodge Journey hit the deer but no airbags were deployed.

The driver was wearing a seatbelt, according to Washington County sheriff's deputy Cody Anderson.

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