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Avoiding deer collisions this fall
(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - When you're heading out on the roads this fall, the Department of Natural Resources wants you to keep an extra eye out for deer.
Kent County tops the list for deer collisions in Michigan, with more than 1,500 last year, followed by Jackson and Montcalm counties.
The state says deer-car crashes resulted in more than 1,300 injuries and eight deaths last year. The DNR recommends drivers "think deer" whenever getting behind the wheel because deer can appear at any moment.
They saw when deer are prancing across the road, there is likely a pack of them, so slow down.