Deer causes Hopkins Co. injury accident

A deer in the roadway caused an accident Sunday afternoon in Hopkins County that injured the driver.

The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Department issued a news release saying Ernie Fulcher of Sacramento was headed west on Rosecreek Road when a deer entered his path.

Fulcher was able to avoid striking the deer, but he lost control of his automobile and ran off the road and crashed.

He was taken by ambulance to Baptist Health Hospital for treatment of injuries.