Jeffery M. Bruner, 51, of Stoutsville, Mo., suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle accident caused by a deer at 3:20 a.m. Monday, Dec. 16, in rural Monroe County.

Jeffery M. Bruner, 51, of Stoutsville, Mo., suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle accident caused by a deer at 3:20 a.m. Monday, Dec. 16, in rural Monroe County.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Bruner refused treatment at the scene.
Officers reported Bruner was driving a 1997 GMC Jimmy on Monroe County Road 450 five miles east of Paris, when he swerved to avoid a deer in the road. The vehicle went off the road and hit a ditch. Bruner was not using a safety device.
The State Patrol was assisted at the scene by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department.