Rochester woman injured in car/deer collision on U.S. Highway 63 in Mower County Monday morning

A Rochester woman was injured when her vehicle collided with a deer on U.S. Highway 63 in Mower County early Monday morning.

The Minnesota State Patrol reported that a 2013 Hyundai Sonata being driven by 24-year old Arianna Marie Caddell of Rochester was southbound on Highway 63 at approximately 6:42 a.m. Monday morning when her vehicle struck a deer near milepost 27 in Racine Township.

Caddell suffered non-life threatening injuries in the accident, and she was transported to Mayo Clinic/St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester for treatment.  The State Patrol reported that Caddell was wearing her seatbelt at the time of the accident, and the Mower County Sheriff’s Office, the Stewartville Fire Department and Grand Meadow Ambulance all assisted the State Patrol at the accident scene early Monday morning.