Jun 10, 2021 4:26 PM

Smithville woman hospitalized after pickup strikes deer

Posted Jun 10, 2021 4:26 PM

ANDREW COUNTY—One person was injured in an accident just before 6a.m. Thursday in Andrew County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2020 Chevy Silverado driven by Paul D. Devine, 46, Smithville, was northbound on Interstate 29 one mile south of St. Joseph.

The pickup struck a deer that entered to highway. Andrew County EMS transported a passenger Diane L. Devine, 59, Smithville, to Mosaic Life Care. Paul Devine was not injured. Both were properly restrained at the time of the accident, according to the MSHP.