Man attempts to avoid deer, hurt in resulting crash
JEFFERSON CITY -- A 28-year-old Perryville man suffered minor injuries in a traffic crash on Route B in Perry County Saturday night.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports Jose A. Martinez was taken to a local hospital by Perry County EMS.
The patrol says the crash happened when the 2005 Dodge Dakota Martinez was driving north on B swerved to avoid a deer, ran off the roadway, struck a fence and a tree.
The crash happened about 9:30 p.m. seven-tenths of a mile south of Perry County Road 502.
The patrol says Martinez was buckled.
There was moderate damage to the Dakota, which was towed from the scene.