Cassville teen injured in wreck

Monday, July 25, 2016

Vehicle hits tree after swerving for deer

A Cassville teenager was injured Saturday in a wreck on Farm Road 2180, four miles east of Cassville.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Alissa Olsen, 17, of Cassville, was driving a 2006 Dodge Stratus westbound when she swerved to avoid a deer, left the roadway and struck a tree.

Olsen suffered minor injuries and was transported by private vehicle to Mercy Hospital in Cassville.

She was wearing a safety device, and the vehicle was totaled.

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