Teenager Injured After Crashing Vehicle in Dent County Attempting to Avoid Deer

(Salem) A teenager from Salem was injured in a one vehicle accident Friday morning in Dent County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the crash happened on Highway 19, a half mile south of Salem when 18-year-old Brooke Scott swerved her Chevy Traverse to miss a deer but ran off the road and struck an embankment.

Scott received moderate injuries and was taken to the hospital in Salem.