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An early morning accident in Miller County was the result of a deer in the roadway.

Highway patrol crash reports indicate Craig Richard, 45, of Sedalia was westbound on MO 134 near MO 42 when he swerved to miss the deer. This led to the vehicle exiting the right side of the roadway and striking two trees.

Richard was transported to Lake Regional Hospital for minor injuries.

Richards’ passenger, Gerald Durrill, 27, was taken by ambulance to University Hospital for treatment of serious injuries.