A Hays woman was taken to the hospital after hitting a deer early Friday morning.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Shirley Horn, 60, Hays, was driving a 1999 Lincoln Town Car north on U.S. Highway 183 on the south end of Hays when she struck the deer at 6:20 a.m.

She was taken to Hays Medical Center. She was wearing a safety restraint, according to the KHP.