An Ohio man recalls an experience that he had while driving on US 23 approximately 8 years ago. A large deer crossed in front of his car, and as he braced for impact, the deer suddenly vanished.
A person wrote to you about a deer on the road in Ohio on Route 7, not far from where I am now (NOTE: Route 7 runs along the west side of the Ohio River from Chesapeake, OH north to East Liverpool, OH). That deer disappeared on him just before he hit it with their car.
Well, I'm here to say they're not crazy, and neither am I. I never told the story to anyone. But now I have a reason to. I was driving on US 23 on the Kentucky side of the Ohio River near Portsmouth, Ohio heading home from a friend's place at around 1:00 in the morning. I crossed back into Ohio because that Kentucky side of the river is what I like to refer to as 'no man's land,' only one small town and one red light between the bridge where I cross into Kentucky and the bridge where I crossed back into Ohio.
I was quickly on the highway in the lonely darkness at around 70 miles an hour when a full-grown deer walks right out in front of the car. US 23 is a four-lane highway with a guard rail in the center. Where that deer came from is beyond me. It was facing the cliff side of the highway I didn't see it jump the rail and the other side goes straight up a cliff. A lot of crap goes through your head in a split second when something like that happens. You're thinking, "Oh sh*t, my car is totaled and I'm walking in the dark!'
I brace for impact and just as I hit the deer it vanished! I thought what the hell just happened! There's no way that deer went underneath the car. There was no thumping underneath, no smashed-up car. As I said, a lot of quick thoughts because my mind was looking for answers. Anyhow, I hit that deer solid right in the center of the car, but there's no damage. None.
So I got home and went to bed. The next morning I woke up and I was thinking I had to have dreamed about that crazy incident. It had to have been a really vivid dream. So I walked out and looked at the front of the car. There was deer hair stuck in the grill so that proved it wasn't a dream. Was it my guardian angel looking out for me? Did the deer go into another dimension? I have no clue. I just know it was there and there should have been a wreck, but instead, it vanished.
My grandparents, who grew up around here, were very superstitious. They told us stories that were hard for outsiders to believe. Maybe they weren't that superstitious after all. That encounter happened approximately eight years ago. The world is stranger than most people know.
Transcribed Source: The Facts by to Howtohunt.com
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