Woman killed in car-deer crash on the Palisades

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TOWN OF CLARKSTOWN – A Spring Valley woman was killed Thursday evening while she was a passenger in a car that struck a deer around 6:45 p.m.
Miriam Kofi, 50, was in a car traveling south on the Palisades Interstate Parkway south of exit 11 in the Town of Clarkstown when the vehicle, driven by Thomas Kofi, 68, of Spring Valley, struck a deer in the road. The car veered off the road onto the grass median where it overturned into a wooded area striking several trees.
The victim was removed from the car unconscious and was pronounced dead at Nyack Hospital.
Thomas Kofi was transported to Westchester Medical Center with internal injuries.