Kirksville woman’s SUV strikes deer in roadway near Green

Accident graphic, deer in roadway

The Highway Patrol reports a Kirksville woman sustained minor injuries when the sports utility vehicle she drove struck a deer east of Greencastle Tuesday morning.

Forty-four year old Crystal Simler was transported to the Northeast Regional Medical Center of Kirksville.

The SUV traveled west on Highway 6 before it hit the deer in the road, which caused moderate damage to the vehicle.

Simler wore a seat belt, and the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office assisted at the scene.