A 53-year old woman from Lowry City suffered minor injuries Tuesday afternoon when her vehicle collided with a deer in Benton County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the accident at 1:25, in the 30000 block of West Dam Access Road.

According to the online crash report, a southbound 2000 Pontiac collided with a deer, when the animal ran in front of the vehicle.

The driver, 53-year old Dawn M. Crawford, suffered minor injuries in the accident. Crawford was taken to Golden Valley Medical Center for treatment.

The crash report indicates the Pontiac was totaled.

Randy Kirby