Did you know...
there have been 11 fatal and 91 serious injury crashes over the past three years involving deer.
Year to date, there have been four fatal crashes - three of the four involved motorcyclists. With fall comes mating season for these animals along with bow and rifle hunting season. With all this going on, they are constantly on the move, especially at dusk and dawn.
Statewide Fatality Totals as reported on the
Missouri State Highway Patrol website as of Nov. 5, 2017:
2017 Totals as of 11-5-17 - 763
2016 Totals as of 11-5-16 - 812
2015 Totals as of 11-5-15 - 734
2014 Totals as of 11-5-14 - 628
2013 Totals as of 11-5-13 - 642
2012 Totals as of 11-5-12 - 711