A Butler driver was injured Thursday night in a DeKalb County crash, according to a DeKalb County Sheriff's Department report.
Susann Bonar was driving north at 8:20 p.m. in the 7000 block of Indiana 101 in her 2006 Kia Optima when she swerved to miss a small animal in the road, the report said. The Optima traveled 282 feet in the west ditch, crossing over a driveway at 7012 Indiana 101.
Bonar was taken by ambulance to DeKalb Health Hospital in Auburn for injuries to her back and left hand, the report said.
The Optima was a total loss, police said, with damage to its undercarriage, right-front corner panel and rear bumper.
Indiana State Police, Southeast Fire Rescue and DeKalb EMS assisted at the scene.