Pedestrian injured when hit by deer after Clarksville crash

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Clarksville Police Department has issued a warning for residents to watch out for deer whether they are driving or walking.

A car struck a deer on Providence Boulevard around 5 p.m. Thursday, causing the deer to crash into a pedestrian.

Clarksville police reported the pedestrian was transported to Tennova Healthcare for treatment of several broken bones.

The driver involved in the crash was uninjured.

Clarksville police ask that drivers and pedestrians stay alert while driving or walking.

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