Data Shows Odds Indiana Drivers Will Collide with Deer are Rising

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): Indiana drivers are nearly 21-percent more likely to collide with a deer in the next 12 months than they were last year, according to new claims data from State Farm. The odds drivers will hit a deer in the state the coming year are 1 out of 172, just above the national odds of 1 in 169. Indiana is ranked 28th in the country for the most deer collisions.

State Farm says to use extra caution in known deer zones, and continuously scan the roadway for deer during high risk times; dusk and dawn.