Driver killed after collision with deer
Wed., Nov. 11, 2009
A motorist was killed this morning when his pickup collided with a deer 11 miles north of Newport on state Highway 20. Jerald F. Kapelke, 54, of Cusick, died when the deer crashed through the windshield of his 2001 Ford Ranger pickup and struck him about 5:45 a.m. today. He was headed east on the highway when the collision occurred, the Washington State Patrol reported.
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