deer News

Deer Creating Runway Danger at Missouri Airport

Officials in Hannibal, Mo., are studying how to keep deer off the runway at the regional airport. The Hannibal Courier-Post reports the Airport Advisory Board took up the issue at its latest meeting in light of a pilot’s recent close …

Deer Falls Into Wisconsin Church Basement

A six-point buck smashed through a window of a Janesville church over the weekend, fell into the basement and scrambled wildly to escape, as children attended Sunday school classes in nearby rooms. No one was hurt, but the deer had …

Harley Rider Overcomes Kansas Accident

It’s been a year since Dave Sallee wrecked his motorcycle after slamming his brakes when a deer jumped out of a ditch. Life looks different now for the 60-year-old. While he lived through the accident, it cost him his right …

Mississippi Deer Population Proves Challenging to Motorists

Robert Redden was on his way home to Utica about a week ago after a long day in the woods when his truck met up with the broad side of a deer. “I was going down (Highway) 27 at Charlie …

Deer Causes About $5,500 in Damage at UW-Stout

Authorities at the University of Wisconsin-Stout say a deer crashed through a window into a building this week, causing about $5,500 in damage. One staffer was bruised when he jumped out of its way, but no one was seriously hurt. …

Oklahoma Teen Dies After Car Flips Due to Deer

A teenager from Owasso, Okla., died after a car she was in rolled several times after the driver swerved to try to avoid a deer. The Saturday wreck was the second fatality of the weekend in the Tulsa area involving …

2 Deaths Mar Otherwise Safe Mississippi Hunting Season

State wildlife officials say two people have died in hunting-related incidents but overall the 2011-12 season has had a safe start. Jerry Carter, with the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, tells The Clarion-Ledger that one death was caused …

Looking for Love Hazardous for New Jersey Deer and Drivers

It’s the time of year when New Jersey’s deer population is looking for love, and sometimes in all the wrong places – like on the roads. The state Department of Transportation says more than 4,700 deer have been killed by …

California Study Aims to Reduce Deer Hit by Cars on Freeway

Researchers are hoping a project that includes capturing and tracking deer will cut down on the number of deer being hit by cars on Interstate 280 outside of San Francisco, Calif. As part of a two-year project, on Dec. 2 …

November Has Most Vehicle-deer Collisions in Iowa

Iowa drivers should be extra careful in November, according to the state Department of Natural Resources, because the month has the highest rate of collisions between vehicles and deer. The deer road kill count in Iowa in 2010 was about …