Hamilton County deputy airlifted after hitting deer – Suwannee Democrat

JASPER — A Hamilton County deputy was airlifted to Shands at the University of Florida after his patrol car hit a deer Saturday night.

According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, Deputy Benjamin Burnam hit a deer at 9:21 p.m. Saturday just west of Jasper on U.S. Highway 41.

Burnam was responding to a call when he was traveling south on U.S. 41 when the deer ran out in front of him, the report states.

The deer was hit by the left front of the 2014 Chevrolet Caprice and the front and left side of the patrol car was damaged, according to the report.

The report states Burnam was airlifted to Shands with non-life threatening but serious injuries.