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IOWA AMONG WORST STATES FOR VEHICLE-DEER COLLISIONS

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AUTUMN ARRIVES IN SIOUXLAND THURSDAY…ALONG WITH
THE MOST DANGEROUS TIME OF THE YEAR FOR CAR-DEER
COLLISIONS.

A NEW STUDY FROM IOWA’S LARGEST AUTO INSURER..STATE FARM, FINDS THE ODDS A DRIVER WILL HIT A DEER IN IOWA ARE ONE IN 68, COMPARED TO THE NATIONAL ODDS OF ONE IN 164.

STATE FARM SPOKESWOMAN HOLLY ANDERSON SAYS IT IS EXPENSIVE, WITH THE NATIONAL COST PER CLAIM AVERAGE JUST UNDER FOUR THOUSAND DOLLARS.

IOWA RANKS 4TH NATIONALLY IN VEHICLE VS DEER COLLISIONS, AFTER RANKING THIRD A YEAR AGO.

WITH OCTOBER ON THE HORIZON, DRIVERS IN SIOUXLAND ARE
HEADING INTO THE WORST SEASON FOR CAR-DEER
COLLISIONS:


OC…..THOSE TIMES :19

ANDERSON WARNS DRIVERS NOT TO VEER FOR DEER WHILE ON THE ROAD THOUGH:


OC……..BRAKES INSTEAD. ;21

WEST VIRGINIA TOPS THE LIST OF ALL STATES WHERE DEER MEET VEHICLES ON THE ROAD.

MONTANA IS SECOND AND PENNSYLVANIA RANKS THIRD.

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