CENTER, Mo. -- A New London man was airlifted to University Hospital in Columbia after a Tuesday morning crash where he swerved to avoid a deer in the road.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol said a 2005 Chevrolet Colorado driven by Ryan M. Hall, 36, was heading west at 6 a.m. on Route A east of Dogwood Road north of Center when Hall attempted to avoid the deer. The truck ran off the left side of the road, struck an embankment and became airborne. It struck an embankment and overturned before coming to a rest on its side.
The patrol said Hall was not wearing a seat belt.