A 17-year-old male Tamaqua teen was involved in a crash on Wednesday, May 23.

The accident occurred about 2:55 p.m. along SR209 in East Norwegian Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said the teen was driving a 1993 Toyota MR2 northbound when a deer entered the road in front of him.

He was unable to avoid striking the deer and struck and killed it.

The teen and his passenger, Matthew Smulligan, 19, of Andreas, were not injured.

The vehicle had to be towed from the scene.