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Sunday 17 November 2019

Passenger killed after deer struck by car

The woman's two children were in the car at the time
The woman's two children were in the car at the time

An Ohio woman has been killed after a deer struck and sent airborne by a motorist travelling in the opposite direction smashed through the windshield of her family's car.

Amy Stoneburner, 39, of Negley, was in the front passenger seat when the deer flew through the car's windshield on Thursday night, the State Highway Patrol in north-east Ohio's Trumbull County said. The crash occurred about 68 miles east of Cleveland.

Mrs Stoneburner died at the scene.

Her 37-year-old husband, Daniel, who was driving the car, and their two children, nine-year-old Jessica and 12-year-old Michelle, were treated for minor injuries in hospital.

The 69-year-old driver of the car which struck the deer and his three passengers were uninjured.


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