Public Safety

Walford woman dies in crash where deer enters windshield of vehicle on Highway 30

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A Walford woman died Sunday night near Tama when a deer crashed through the windshield of a vehicle she was riding in.

Donna Smith, 57, was a passenger in a 2008 Toyota Rav-4 being driven by Amy Smith, 24, of West Des Moines. The vehicle collided with the deer on Highway 30 near Q Avenue, sending the deer through the windshield.

Amy Smith was not injured, the patrol said.

The crash remains under investigation.

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