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Motorists urged to watch for deer in fall months

Thursday, October 13, 2011

leonnah@standard-democrat.com

SIKESTON -- It's that time of year when motorists need to be on the lookout for deer -- especially during evening and dawn hours.

"In our area, we don't have as high of a risk (for deer-vehicle collisions) as the region above Cape and Bollinger counties, but we still have that risk," said Rodney Ivie, a Missouri Department of Conservation agent who is assigned to New Madrid County.

Last year, drivers in Missouri experienced 3,420 traffic crashes where deer-vehicle strikes occurred.

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