Woman injured in crash after swerving for dog in road

DURANT, Okla. (KXII) - A Durant woman is in the hospital after troopers said she swerved her vehicle Friday night to avoid hitting a dog.

It happened on Highway 70 Friday after 6 p.m. Troopers said Dianne Houston was heading west on the highway when she went off the right side of the road trying to avoid hitting a dog.

She crashed into a fence and then a tree before her vehicle rolled. She was pinned for 20 minutes before firefighters freed her. The dog didn't make it.

She was flown to a Plano hospital with several injuries.

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