While it's not clear who had been driving, the operator of Spikes' 2011 Mercedes Maybach reported through the car's OnStar navigation system that it hit a deer, Massachusetts State Police spokesman David Procopio said in a statement.
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"Whoever had been driving it was no longer at the scene," Procopio said. "Investigation indicates the Mercedes is registered to Brandon Spikes. No deer was located."