2 injured in car-deer crash in Boonville

Two people were injured in crash between a vehicle and a deer in the town of Boonville last night, according to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office.

Posted: Nov 24, 2017 9:30 AM

BOONVILLE – Two people were injured in crash between a vehicle and a deer in the town of Boonville last night, according to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies say around 6:50 p.m. Thursday, 47-year-old Jennifer Rothrock of Boonville was driving a 2016 Subaru southbound on State Route 46 when a deer entered the road. Rothrock was unable to avoid the deer and the vehicle struck it, causing the airbags to deploy.

Rothrock and her front passenger, 44-year-old Christian Rothrock of Boonville, were both transported to Rome Memorial Hospital by
Boonville Ambulance to be treated for minor injuries. Deputies say the backseat passenger, 31-year-old Erica Ross of Rome, was uninjured.

The Boonville Fire Department and Boonville Ambulance assisted the Sheriff’s Office at the scene.

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