Woman dies in crash after hitting deer on I-71
MORROW COUNTY — A Youngstown woman died in a fiery crash after she struck a deer and the car behind her then crashed into her vehicle on Interstate 71 in Morrow County Wednesday night, the State Highway Patrol said.
Shakuilla S. Moore, 20, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which was north of the Route 95 exit, close to the Richland County line.
Moore was traveling north on Interstate 71 shortly before 7:30 p.m. when her Chevy Cavalier struck the deer, the patrol said. Kalpana Bhattarai, 22, of Akron, was driving behind Moore’s car and struck it from behind.
Bhattarai was taken to OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital with injuries suffered in the crash.