Kirksville Man Hits Deer Head On

The Highway Patrol responded to Highway 6 in Adair County Monday night, just west of Novinger, to reports of a one-vehicle crash. A 50-year-old Kirksville man told police he was driving his sport-utility vehicle eastbound on 6 when a deer crossed the roadway. The man says he struck the animal head-on. A 50-year-old passenger in the vehicle also recieved minor injuries. She was treated at Northeast Regional Medical Center.