Man Injured After Flipping Car Trying to Avoid Deer

By Jonathan Cooper | jcooper@kq2.com, Ronelle Williams | rwilliams@kq2.com

Published 08/10 2014 11:02PM

Updated 08/10 2014 11:22PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A St. Joseph man was taken to the hospital Sunday afternoon after flipping his car on Easton Road.  Police say a 39-year-old driver overcorrected trying to avoid a deer in the roadway.  They say speed played a factor and he flipped his car.  The man was not wearing a seatbelt and suffered moderate injuries.  He was ticketed for speeding.

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