One injured Monday night in car-deer rollover crash in Lyon County

Kansas Highway Patrol officials say the height of car-deer crashes in the state is Nov. 13 and 14. (2014 file photo/The Associated Press)

One person was injured Monday night in a car-deer crash in Lyon County, authorities said.

The crash was reported at 7:05 p.m. on K-99 highway about four miles south of Olpe.

The Kansas Highway Patrol’s crash log said a 2008 Chevrolet Impala was southbound on K-99 when it struck a deer. The Chevrolet crossed the roadway and entered the east ditch, where it rolled two and a half times, coming to rest on its roof, facing north.

The driver, Ronald W. Wilson, 56, of Hamilton, was injured in the crash. He was transported to Newman Regional Hospital in Emporia. The patrol said Wilson wasn’t wearing a seat belt.

An occupant in the car, Shellie L. Wilson, 52, of Hamilton, was reported uninjured. The patrol said she was wearing a seat belt.