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Fall brings spike in car-deer crashes

October 17, 2011

A truck lies upside down after hitting a deer in the area of Collins on Ind. 205 Thursday night. Eric Whitehead was transported to Parkview Whitley with non-critical injuries. — Post and Mail photo / Nicole Ott

Hunting season for whitetail deer, coupled with the fall corn and soybean harvest, has experts warning Indiana motorists to be extra vigilant on the roadways.
According to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, movement patterns for deer are changing due to crops being harvested, another factor in increased activity near roads.
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