The deer crashed into the driver’s windshield, causing it to veer off the road, hit a fence and then collide with a tree.

A man was killed in Jackson County on Friday after his car struck a deer and collided with a tree, lawmen say.


The man, 29-year-old Torrey Godwin of Greenwood, was driving north on State Road 73 near Hickory Hill Drive when a deer ran out in front of his 2007 Toyota Camry.


The deer was thrown into Godwin’s windshield and the car left the road, struck a fence and then hit a tree.


Godwin was declared dead at the scene.