A tragedy when an 18 year old woman hit a deer that then came through the windshield and killed her.

The first fatality of the 2017 deer season happened before opening day and the casualty was a human. Fox 17 reports Elana Nhu Tran struck a deer while driving East on 68th Street in Gaines Township on Monday, Nov. 13. The animal was launched over the hood and crashed through the windshield, killing the driver. The accident was reported at 8:45 am by another motorist at the scene. Sadly, Tran was pronounced dead at the scene.