Cassville woman injured in wreck
Vehicle swerves to miss deer, runs off roadway
A Cassville woman was injured Wednesday in a wreck at 4:10 a.m. on Highway 112, five miles south of Cassville.
According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Billy Jagger, 41, of Cassville, was driving a 2002 Toyota Sequoia southbound when his vehicle was negotiating a curve and swerved to miss a deer in the roadway, causing the vehicle to run off the roadway, overturn and strike a tree.
Jagger was not injured in the wreck. A passenger in the vehicle, Erin Thompson, 37, of Cassville, suffered moderate injuries and was transported to Mercy Hospital in Cassville.
Jagger was wearing a safety device, and Thompson was not. The vehicle was totaled.