A deer was the cause of a one-vehicle crash along Interstate 81 in Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said Chelsea N. Raney, 22, of Leesburg, Va., was driving a 2009 Kia Sportage southbound about 1:55 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31, when a deer entered the road in front of her.

Raney applied the brakes on her vehicle but was unable to stop and struck the deer.

Raney and her passenger, Karen E. Moroski, 23, of Scranton, were both uninjured.

The Kia had to be towed from the scene.