An Aitkin man was injured in a car crash with a deer Wednesday, Nov. 24, in Knife Lake Township.

The Minnesota State Patrol reported 61-year-old Dennis Michael Skrzypek was traveling south on Highway 65 at 8:19 p.m. Wednesday when his 2012 Toyota Prius struck a deer near 247th Avenue.

Skrzypek was transported to Welia Health in Mora for non-life-threatening injuries. He was wearing a seat belt, according to the state patrol.

Welia Health Ambulance and the Mora Fire Department assisted at the scene.

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