51-year-old driver injured after hitting deer in Union

UNION, MO – Eugene Ashworth, 51, sustained minor injuries after hitting a deer on southbound Highway 47 on Wednesday morning.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, Ashworth was traveling southbound on Highway 47 north of Kylee Drive when a deer ran in front of his 2010 Suzuki SX4 around 6:15 a.m.

The vehicle sustained moderate damages. Ashworth was transported to Mercy Hospital Washington.

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