A mother driving on County Road 17 Sunday afternoon was hurt when five deer crossed the road in front of the car, one of the deer striking the vehicle.
A mother driving on County Road 17 in Gorham Sunday afternoon was hurt when five deer crossed the road in front of the car, one of the deer striking the vehicle.
Ontario County Sheriff’s deputies said Courtney R. Landschoot, 24, of Lake to Lake Road in Stanley, was headed north on the road when five deer suddenly crossed her path. The last deer to cross jumped in the air and struck the vehicle, coming partially through the windshield before being thrown clear of the car.
Deputies said Landschoot suffered cuts and scrapes from the incident. Travis J. Landschoot, 24, a passenger in the front seat, was not hurt. The couple’s two children were secure in the rear seat of the car and were unharmed, deputies said. Gorham-Stanley ambulance responded. Courtney was taken to Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua for treatment.