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Missouri Considered High Risk for Deer-Vehicle Strike Accidents

Missouri ranks 15th in the nation for the greatest likelihood of a deer-vehicle strike.
JOPLIN, MO.--- Missouri ranks 15th in the nation for the greatest likelihood of a deer-vehicle strike. According to State Farm Insurance Company, Missouri is considered a "High-Risk" state. Kansas ranks number 21 overall but, ranks number five for the greatest drop in the chances of hitting a deer. Oklahoma dropped from 31 to 29 since last year.

October is the second most likely month for a crash involving a deer and a vehicle, November being first, and December is third. The average property damage cost of these incidents during the final half of 2012 and the first half of 2013 was more than $3,000.
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