Deer Through Windshield Kills Sandpoint Woman - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Deer Through Windshield Kills Sandpoint Woman

BONNER COUNTY, Idaho - A woman died after a bizarre wreck involving the launching of a deer through her windshield. According to Idaho State Police, Judith Linker of Sandpoint was driving her Toyota Scion in the westbound lanes of U.S. 2 when a truck traveling in the eastbound lanes hit a deer. The deer was launched by the truck into and through the windshield of Linker's Scion.

After the deer went through Linker's windshield, her vehicle drifted across oncoming traffic and off the highway. The Scion then crashed through a high tension power pole and through a creek before coming to rest on the opposite side of the creek.

Judith Linker was air lifted to Sacred Heart Medical Center where she died Wednesday. The driver of the vehicle that initially hit the deer was uninjured. ISP is investigating the accident.

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