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West Michigan man killed when deer crashes through windshield

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Posted at 5:59 AM, Oct 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-13 05:59:23-04

OTTAWA COUNTY, Mich. (AP) — A man driving in southwestern Michigan was killed on Tuesday when a deer crashed through the windshield of his car, authorities said.

The Zeeland man was driving in Ottawa County's Zeeland Township at about 8:30 in the morning when his car slammed into the deer with enough force that the animal broke through the windshield and then out the vehicle through the rear window.

The car then veered off the road and came to a stop in a ditch. The 55-year-old man, whose name has not been released, was pronounced dead at the scene, The Grand Rapids Press reported.