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Teen dies after hitting deer with truck

The teenager's Toyota Tacoma rolled several times after hitting the deer.

Posted: Sep 7, 2020 3:40 PM

TENMILE, Ore. -- A Sutherlin teenager died after hitting a deer with his truck near Tenmile on Monday.

Oregon State Police said troopers responded to Highway 42 near milepost 59 at about 12:30 a.m.

Investigation indicates Andrew Mendenhall, 19, was driving a Toyota Tacoma eastbound when it happened. The vehicle rolled several times.

Mendenhall suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and Oregon Department of Transportation assisted.

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