Woman and Child Hurt in Saline County Crash

A woman and a child from Ogden were both hurt in a crash along Interstate 70 in Saline County on Tuesday morning as they swerved to miss a deer.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 51-year-old Irene Booth was driving a 2015  Mazda passenger car, headed west. She swerved to miss a deer, over-corrected, entered into the north ditch and hit a fence and a tree.

Booth and a passenger, 9-year-old Angel Booth, received minor injuries. They were transported by EMS to Salina Regional Health Center. Troopers say that both were buckled up.

The crash happened at 7:45 Tuesday morning, a couple of miles east of the Ohio Street exit in Saline County on Interstate 70.