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Sheriff Reports an Average Number of Accidents in Marion County During Thanksgiving Weekend

The Thanksgiving holiday weekend is one of the busiest times of the year for travelers, luckily the increase in motorists on the road last weekend didn’t result in a major increase in accidents in Marion County.  According to Sheriff Ron Goemaat there were four motor vehicle accidents during the Thanksgiving holiday including two with more than $1,000 in damages, which he says is the average amount for this time of year.  However, there was an increase in vehicle versus deer accidents this year with a total of four.  Fortunately, no one was injured in any of the accidents.