DURHAM COUNTY -- Authorities had to temporarily close a Durham County road Thursday morning after a driver slammed into a utility pole while trying to avoid a deer.
It happened around 1 a.m. on Glenn School Road.
Officials said the driver lost control as he tried to avoid the deer on the road. He was not injured.
A patrol unit with the Durham County Sheriff's Office closed Glenn School Road from Glenn Road to Interstate 85 as repair crews worked to replace the damaged utility pole.
Driver trying to avoid deer slams into Durham County utility pole