JOHNSON COUNTY, Mo.- The Missouri Highway Patrol reported an accident that happened early this morning around 5:15 a.m. According to the crash report, the accident occurred when Kimberly Shumate, 42, of Warrensburg, Mo.,  was southbound on MO 13 Highway at NE 950 Road when she struck an animal in the roadway.

Shumate, as a result of the vehicle/animal collision, was transported by JCAD to Centerpoint Medical Center for minor injuries.