JOHNSON COUNTY, Mo. — An accident Tuesday morning on State Highway 23 at Southeast Route DD injured a motorcyclist from Warrensburg.

The Highway Patrol reported investigating the single-vehicle accident at about 5:45 a.m. Tuesday in Johnson County.

According to the report, 24-year-old Nikki M. Furnari was traveling north when a deer crossed the roadway.

Furnari was unable to avoid the deer and struck the animal.

She was ejected from the bike upon impact, according to the Highway Patrol.

Furnari sustained minor injuries in the accident. She was transported by private vehicle to Western Missouri Medical Center to be cared for.