Man seriously injured when deer goes through windshield

Okanogan County Fire District 6 photo

A deer went through a pickup windshield this morning, seriously injuring a 44-year-old man.

The freak accident happened on Highway 153, south of near Twisp.

Jose Garcia Salguero of Centralia, the driver of the truck was the most seriously injured.

Two other people with him suffered minor injuries.

In the freak accident about 5:30 a.m. , the doe reportedly jumped in the air in front of the 1989 Ford Ranger pickup.

The deer went through the windshield, through the cab, out the back window and landed in the bed of the truck.

Two other people in the pickup suffered minor injuries.

Salguero was airlifted to Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee with serious injuries.