PROTECTION, Kan. (KSNW) – A fatal crash left one woman dead after she tried to avoid hitting a deer in the road Saturday evening.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 62-year-old Peggy Snodgrass was driving eastbound on U.S. 160 two miles west of Protection.
Snodgrass saw a deer in the road and swerved into a ditch causing her vehicle to roll.
Snodgrass was thrown from the vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
The victim was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.