Woman swerves around deer, causes deadly rollover

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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.

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