23-year-old Mississippi woman killed when deer crashes through car windshield

Published 12:23 pm Tuesday, January 2, 2024

A 23-year-old woman was killed Tuesday morning when a deer crashed through a car windshield.

Officials with the Mississippi Highway Patrol report that Amanda Taylor, 23, of Jackson, was killed in an accident on U.S. 61 South near Old Colony Road in Claiborne County.

Officials say a Chevrolet Cavalier on the highway hit a deer. After it was hit by the Chevrolet, the deer then crashed into a Nissan Maxima also traveling on the highway.

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The deer crashed through the Maxima’s windshield, killing Taylor, who was a passenger in the vehicle.