Fatal Deer Car Collision On Pa Turnpike

10.14.13 | Bob Price

State police have released the name of a New York City man who was killed in a bizarre and terrifying wreck on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Lehigh County. The accident happened around 9:25 a.m. Saturday on the northbound side of the Northeast Extension in Washington Township, at mile marker 70. 35 year-old Jack Kodesh, was killed after a deer crashed through the windshield of his car and wound up in the back seat. Police say the vehicle crashed into the center concrete barrier before crossing onto a grass embankment, jumping over a fence and landing in a wooded area. Kodesh was pronounced dead after being transported to Palmerton Hospital.