October 21, 2014
COEYMANS, N.Y. (AP) - Five people in an SUV south of Albany
escaped with minor cuts and scratches when a deer hurtled through
their windshield and landed in the back of the vehicle.
Heather Sherman says she, her boyfriend, her two daughters and
her mother were driving Saturday night in the town of Coeymans
when an oncoming car hit the deer, sending it into
Sherman says she and her boyfriend were covered in blood after
the impact. They pulled over, and when she went to the back of the
SUV to get a blanket and paper towels, she found the dead doe in
the vehicle's cargo area.
The deer flew past Sherman and her boyfriend in the front seats
and her daughters and mother in the back seats.
Sherman says no one in the SUV remembers ducking.