BELGRADE - Two people are hurt after an accident on Highway 55 just west of Regal.

The State Patrol says the accident happened shortly before 1:30 a.m today (Sunday).

Thirty-seven-year-old Jacob Oeltjenbruns of New London was driving westbound on Highway 55 when he swerved to miss hitting a deer, hit the guard rail and struck the concete bridge deck rail.

Oeltjenbruns and his passenger 8-year-old Autum Oeltjenbruns both had non-life threatening injuries. Both were wearing their seat belts.