A local man was cited after he lost control and crashed into a creek near West Liberty Friday morning around 1:50.
The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that Clinton Daines, 22, of 4039 Township Road 164, West Liberty, was driving a 2003 Chevy Impala southbound on County Road 1 south of County Road 5 when he went off the left side of the road, then down an embankment and into a creek.
Daines, who was wearing his seat belt, was not injured.
He was cited for failure to control.
His car was towed from the scene.
Daines said he lost control after swerving to miss three deer in the roadway.
Troopers did not see any signs of evasive action.