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Oh, Buck! Study says deer-automobile accident rate up by 18% over last 5 years

by Jonny Lieberman (RSS feed) on Sep 29th, 2009 at 7:00PM

What do New Jersey and Nebraska have in common? If you said "absolutely nothing," you'd be right – on any other day but today. Turns out that the Garden State and the Cornhusker State share a very curious stat. Both have seen a 54% increase in deer-related automobile accidents over the last two years. That 54% increase is the largest in the nation, which shows that the problem of deer-related car crashes isn't confined to just one location, but rather a national problem. According to a new State Farm study, the number of cars on the road has grown by 7% over the last five years, but... Read More

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