What Are Your Chances of Hitting a Deer This Year?
I have never done it, but I know a bunch of folks who have. Have you ever hit a deer while driving? It happens a lot and, according to new stats from State Farm, your chances of colliding with a deer increase, greatly, depending on the state in which you live. Here are the 2016 odds for Kentucky and Indiana!
According to State Farm's official website, Kentuckians have a 1 in 103 chance of colliding with a deer this season. The Commonwealth ranks 15th among all 50 states in the nation.
Driving in the Hoosier State is a little safer, but not by much. Stats show that in Indiana you have a 1 in 136 chance to striking a deer while driving. Indiana ranks 23rd on the list of reported accidents.
If you live in West Virginia or plan to drive through it, heads up! There, the deer population is massive and collisions are off the charts. You have a 1 in 41 chance of hitting a deer in 2016.