Baring Man Injured In Adair County Accident Caused By A Deer

A Baring man was injured in an accident caused by a deer on Route 11, five miles northeast of Kirksville, at 7:50 this morning (Sat.). The Highway Patrol reports 43-year old Michael Mefferd attempted to avoid the deer and his pickup traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree. Mefferd was taken to Kirksville for treatment of moderate injuries.