Crash kills teen after avoiding deer

HOWE, Ind. (WANE) A 17-year old girl died in a crash in Howe early Sunday morning.

It happened just after midnight on CR 700 North, near 1550 East in LaGrange County.

Police say the car, carrying a driver and 3 passengers, was heading east on CR 700 North when a deer ran onto the road.

The passengers told police the driver attempted to avoid the deer before losing control of the vehicle and crashing into a tree.

The driver died at the scene, the three others suffered minor injuries.

The investigation was handled by the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department and Coroners Office.

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