Amy Stoneburner, 39, of Negley, was in the front passenger seat when the deer flew through the car’s windshield on Thursday night, the State Highway Patrol in north-east Ohio’s Trumbull County said. The crash occurred about 68 miles east of Cleveland.
Mrs Stoneburner died at the scene.
Her 37-year-old husband, Daniel, who was driving the car, and their two children, nine-year-old Jessica and 12-year-old Michelle, were treated for minor injuries in hospital.
The 69-year-old driver of the car which struck the deer and his three passengers were uninjured.