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A DRIVER was treated for shock after a stag jumped in front of his car as he was driving along Manchester Road on Tuesday morning.
The driver, in a silver Toyota Avensis, was driving near the Rolls Royce garage at 6.38am when the animal jumped out in front of the vehicle.
Damage was caused to the car and the stag died at the scene.
The driver was treated for shock by ambulance crews, but did not need to be taken to hospital.
A spokesman for Tatton Park told the police that the deer was feral and did not belong to them after they had counted and checked their herd.