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Rough start to 2016 - deer strike
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Driving to dinner last night at dusk, 20 mph or so slowing for a red light when a deer came flying into the right headlight. Since the deer came at me ass end first, I suspect it was clipped by a truck that passed me in the other direction. Deer got up and hobbled off.

The leading edge of the hood is rolled under itself above the headlight, chrome trim broken, headlight pushed in and bumper cover popped out. Hood pushed back slightly and a couple of wrinkles in it. Headlight washer cover missing. No airbag deployment, fender seems ok, no radiator leaks (reminds me to check the a/c).

Any leads on a frost silver hood in the northeast appreciated. I may be able to repair the existing damage after I see what the insurance company will do, yes I still had collision.

Car was in perfect condition otherwise with 96,000 miles.

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