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Man dies after swerving to avoid deer, crashes

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BENTON COUNTY (KWWL) -
The Benton County Sheriff's Office says a man has died after injuries he suffered in a crash Tuesday morning.
They say Laffite Pierre, 44, from Blairstown died at the University Hospitals in Iowa City on Wednesday morning. Investigators believe he was driving south of Blairstown on 21st Ave. shortly before 7:00 this morning.
They say he swerved to avoid a deer on the road and his car went into the ditch. He was taken to the hospital in Marengo, then transferred to Iowa City.
The Benton County Sheriff's Office is investigating.
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