Sanilac ranks in top 10 for vehicle-deer crashes in the state September 28, 2012 Michigan

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Sanilac ranks in top 10 for vehicle-deer crashes in the state September 28, 2012 Michigan, Port Huron Times Herald
... Vehicle-deer crashes occur most often between October and December. Most vehicles hit deer on two-lane roads between dusk, from 6 to 10 p.m., and dawn, 5 to 8 a.m. Lynn Sutfin, spokesperson for the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning, said there are a couple of reasons for more vehicle-deer crashes between October and December. Deer are on the move because they’re mating and because hunters are targeting them, she said... The state had 53,592 vehicle-deer crashes in 2011. That’s down from 55,867 in 2010 and 61,486 in 2009, according to MSP and Secretary of State data..

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