CASS COUNTY, Mo. — A Garden City resident is in serious condition after hitting a deer with his vehicle Tuesday night.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol report, the collision took place just after 9:00 p.m. on 7 Highway, two tenths of a mile north of Route EE.

Omri Rabinovich, 38, was northbound when he struck the deer, went off the roadway and struck a tree.

Rabinovich, who was reportedly not wearing a seat belt, was transported to Research Hospital for treatment.