Collisions with Deer

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, there are an estimated 1.5-million deer-vehicle collisions annually in the United States, causing more than 150 fatalities and $1.1 billion in property damage. Certain states experience more collisions with deer than others. According to State Farm's annual claim statistics, the states with the highest number of accidents involving deer between July 1, 2005 and June 30, 2006 were: Pennsylvania,Michigan, Illinois, Ohio, Georgia, Virginia, Minnesota, Texas, Indiana, and South Carolina.