Pop Shot at Deer from Truck Hits Another Vehicle

in Vermont

MONKTON — Michael Deforge, 30, of Essex Junction was working a security detail on the Monkton-Vergennes Road in Monkton early Wednesday morning when he noticed a truck stop for a deer that was crossing the road.

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The driver of the truck rolled down their window, and took an illegal shot at the deer. He missed his target, and instead the shot hit Deforge’s vehicle.

The vehicle fled the scene quickly after seeing Deforge’s truck and was last seen traveling in a north easterly direction.

Deforge was uninjured and able to provide the State Police with a description of the truck involved.

The police are searching for the vehicle, and all leads are currently being followed up on.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is encouraged to call the State Police at 802-388-4919.

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