On November 14, 2016 at 11:41 pm, theOhio County Sheriff’s office investigated an overturned vehicle on Salem Ridge Road.
Upon further investigation of the collision the Ohio County Sheriff’s Deputy found the driver, Charles Hutton, trapped inside the vehicle. Hutton was extricated from the vehicle by Rising Sun Fire Department. Hutton was transported to Dearborn County Hospital with non life threatening injuries by Ohio County EMS.
After the investigation was completed it was determined that Hutton was traveling Southbound on Salem Ridge Road and a deer ran into the roadway. Hutton swerved to avoid striking the deer, however, he struck the deer and his vehicle overturned.
Hutton stated that he was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the collision.