Five injured in Highway 26 vehicle vs. deer collision
Nov 26,2007 00:00 by Cheryl McDermott

A 39-year old Prineville driver and her four children received minor injuries when she collided with a deer on Highway 26 East near Orchard Lane Wednesday night, deputies reported.

Crook County Sheriff’s deputies, Prineville Police officers and Crook County Fire & Rescue personnel responded to a report of a single vehicle crash at 10:20 p.m., November 22, Sgt. Jim Chapman reported.

Adrione Gayton, 39, the driver of a 1996 Ford mini-van, was traveling east on Highway 26 East when she was unable to avoid colliding with a deer in the highway, the sergeant said. 

Gayton and her children, Alison, 19, and three others aged one, nine, and 14, were all transported to Pioneer Memorial Hospital in Prineville where they were treated for minor injuries and released.

No citations were issued, Chapman said.