WELLS COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) — A passenger was killed when a deer struck one vehicle then struck another in Wells County early Tuesday.
The crash happened around 6:45 a.m. along S.R. 124 near the Rock Creek Bridge.
Authorities told WANE 15 that 29-year-old Jacob Messer of Huntington County was traveling west on S.R 124 near the bridge when he struck a deer. The deer then hit another vehicle driven by 55-year-old Jose Loya that was traveling east.
A passenger in Loya’s vehicle – Bentura Loya, 61, of West Lafayette – was killed. Loya suffered cuts to the face.
No other information was released.