A 49-year-old woman died after hitting a deer on Cascade Road SE near Quiggle Ave SE.

A 23-year-old driving eastbound hit a deer in the road. That deer flew into the air and was hit by a car traveling westbound. The deer crashed into the windshield of that car, causing fatal injuries to the 49-year-old driver.

Police responded to the incident around 5:50 p.m. The driver of the eastbound car was not injured, and there were no passengers in either car.

Alcohol and speed are not believed to be factors.

This accident follows a recent fatal accident involving a deer. On Nov. 13, an 18-year-old hit a deer, and it crashed through her windshield. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

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