West Virginia again leads nation in deer-vehicle collisions

Updated: October 10, 2008, 3:42 PM ET
Courtesy of State Farm

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — For the second year in a row, the vehicles most likely to collide with a deer are in West Virginia.

Using its deer claims data from the last half of 2007, the first half of 2008 and motor vehicle registration counts by state from the Federal Highway Administration, State Farm estimates the chances of a West Virginia vehicle colliding with a deer over the next 12 months at 1 in 45.

Such a collision is even more likely in West Virginia than it was a year ...

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