(KTVI)-- A man is dead after a head-on accident in Eureka.
This happened around 8:30 p.m. Thursday on Old Route 66 just east of the Missouri Eastern Correctional Center.
According to Missouri State Trooper Al Nothum, 58-year-old Michael Ferguson swerved to miss a deer and slammed into a car head-on.
The driver of the other vehicle, 61-year-old Dennis Brinkley, was killed.
His wife was taken to the hospital in serious condition.
Ferguson was not seriously hurt.