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Deer hit by car runs into SUV, kills woman, MN cops say

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A Minnesota woman has died after a deer hit by another vehicle flew into her windshield as she drove by, officials said.

A woman died after a deer crashed into the windshield of the car she was in on a rural road outside Austin, Minnesota, police told news outlets.

It happened around 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, the Mower County Sheriff’s Office said, according to KAAL.

When deputies arrived at the scene, they found a Ford Escape pulled over on the shoulder with windshield and roof damage, the station reports. A 58-year-old resident of the city of Austin, who was sitting in the front passenger seat, received serious injuries.

The SUV was traveling northbound when another vehicle was traveling in the opposite direction hit the deer, the sheriff’s office told KTTC. The impact sent the deer flying into the air and crashed into the Ford’s windshield.

The woman was taken to the hospital by helicopter, where she is she died from her injuriesreports Bring Me The News.

Officials have not released the identities of all those involved.

“This unfortunate, tragic incident is the worst of all,” Sheriff Steve Sandvik told KAAL. “You couldn’t have planned this.”

Deer are dangerous for motorists year-round, but especially during the fall season when encounters are most numerous, McClatchy previously reported. They are most active at dusk and dawn.

Austin is about 100 miles south of downtown Minneapolis.

Mitchell Willetts is a real-time news reporter covering the central US for McClatchy. He is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and an outdoor enthusiast who lives in Texas.



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Deer hit by car runs into SUV, kills woman, MN cops say

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A Minnesota woman has died after a deer hit by another vehicle flew into her windshield as she drove by, officials said.

A woman died after a deer crashed into the windshield of the car she was in on a rural road outside Austin, Minnesota, police told news outlets.

It happened around 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, the Mower County Sheriff’s Office said, according to KAAL.

When deputies arrived at the scene, they found a Ford Escape pulled over on the shoulder with windshield and roof damage, the station reports. A 58-year-old resident of the city of Austin, who was sitting in the front passenger seat, received serious injuries.

The SUV was traveling northbound when another vehicle was traveling in the opposite direction hit the deer, the sheriff’s office told KTTC. The impact sent the deer flying into the air and crashed into the Ford’s windshield.

The woman was taken to the hospital by helicopter, where she is she died from her injuriesreports Bring Me The News.

Officials have not released the identities of all those involved.

“This unfortunate, tragic incident is the worst of all,” Sheriff Steve Sandvik told KAAL. “You couldn’t have planned this.”

Deer are dangerous for motorists year-round, but especially during the fall season when encounters are most numerous, McClatchy previously reported. They are most active at dusk and dawn.

Austin is about 100 miles south of downtown Minneapolis.

Mitchell Willetts is a real-time news reporter covering the central US for McClatchy. He is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and an outdoor enthusiast who lives in Texas.



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