Man Killed After Deer Crashes Through Windshield

BESSEMER CITY, N.C. — Police say a man was killed after a deer crashed through his windshield Saturday morning. 

Troopers say 69-year-old Charles Ervin was driving on Dallas-Cherryville Highway when the deer ran in front of a vehicle on the opposite side of the road. 

Another vehicle struck the deer causing it to fly into Ervin’s windshield.  The deer busted through the windshield and officials say it killed Ervin. 

Ervin’s vehicle then ran off the road, went into a wooded area and burst into flames.  Troopers say alcohol and speed were not factors in this accident.  No charges have been filed.