Terre Haute woman dies when deer crashes through car windshield


PARIS, Ill. (WTWO/WAWV) — A Terre Haute woman was killed Wednesday night when a deer struck by another vehicle was thrust into the windshield of her car.

Jordan L. Thorne, 25, was eastbound on U.S. Hwy 150 when a westbound vehicle struck the deer. The impact of the first crash threw the deer into the windshield of Thorne’s vehicle.

Thorne’s vehicle continued down the roadway, coming to rest in a ditch on the southside of the roadway.

Thorne was pronounced dead at scene, according to Edgar County Coroner Scott Barrett. The driver of the other vehicle was not injured.

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