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It's the Peak Time of Year for Deer Collisions

The Average AAA Insurance Vehicle Damage Claim for a Deer Incident is About $5,000

Cooler weather and shorter days mean more deer are now gracing Pennsylvania’s roadways. The number of deer-vehicle collisions increases during October and peaks in November and December. To reduce inconvenience, costs, and potential danger, AAA East Central cautions motorists to be especially vigilant on the road in animal-prone areas.

“More collisions between vehicles and deer occur now than any other time of the year,” says Jonathon King, vice president of Insurance sales, AAA East Central. “One of our top claims as winter approaches is for vehicles that have been totaled from hitting animal...


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