Deer crashes into South GA store, leaves out other door

A deer crashed into a Tift County store on Tuesday. (Source: Omega Police Department)
A deer crashed into a Tift County store on Tuesday. (Source: Omega Police Department)
Updated: Apr. 16, 2019 at 11:59 AM EDT
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OMEGA, GA (WALB) - A Tift County gas station had a different kind of customer Tuesday that crashed through the front door, didn’t find what it was looking for and left out the other door.

A deer burst through the front door of an Omega Citgo, according to a video the Omega Police Department posted to its Facebook page.

A deer crashed into a Tift County store recently. Video courtesy of Omega Police Department

The video shows a deer in the store for a short time before leaving out the other door of the store.

The video has been viewed over 44,000 times and has over 1,000 shares.

Gas station employee Peter Patel said he was startled but not scared, his concern was the deer’s well-being.

“It doesn’t scare me, I was scared for her, because I had never seen a deer in the store and she was badly injured, so hopefully she’s good now,” explained Patel.

Frequent fliers of the fill-up station said they are just glad they weren’t in the store.

“I would’ve run like hell,” said customer Rita Norman.

The deer eventually found another door to make her escape out of, leaving that door shattered as well, making a B-line toward the nearest forestry.

The story ended well as the deer returned to its natural habitat.

Employees and customers walked away unscathed and 95 percent of the damage has been repaired.

“I don’t want no deer taking me out, you hear me, he got four legs, I ain’t got but two,” said Norman.

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Tuesday at Citgo in Omega.

Posted by Omega Police Department on Friday, April 12, 2019

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