MENOMONIE, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say Menomonie police car struck a person who was lying on a road.

Police say it happened at about 1 a.m. Sunday on Wilson Ave.

A statement from the Dunn County Sheriff's Office says the officer tried to swerve the police car but was not able to avoid hitting the person.

Reports indicate the person was taken to the Mayo Clinic Health Care System Hospital in Eau Claire and was later transferred to St. Mary's Hospital.

Authorities say the person's injuries were not immediately known.