ODOT ranks top locations for deer crashes in Ohio

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MASSILLON, Ohio- The Ohio Department of Transportation is warning residents to be on the look out as we enter the peak times for deer and car crashes.

“Fewer daylight hours, the increased movement of deer due to mating season, along with hunting season, can mean a greater risk of collisions between deer and vehicles,” said ODOT Director Jerry Wray in a news release on Friday.

Here are the top locations for deer-car crashes in 2014 by ODOT Districts:

District 1: US 224, between Township Road 123 and mile post 6, in Hancock County

District 2: SR 64, between Reed Road and US 20, in Lucas County

District 3: SR 2, between Sunnyside Road and Cross Road, in Lorain County and SR 4, between Crawford County line and Malcolm Road, in Crawford County

District 4: US 30, between SR 241 and Carmont Avenue, in Stark County

District 5: US 36, between SR 308 and Schenck Creed Road, in Knox County

District 6: US 23, between Main and Irwin roads, and US 36, between Russell and South Section Line roads, in Delaware County

District 7: US 33, between US 68 and TR 55 Overpass, in Logan County

District 8: SR 32, between Bach Buxton Road and West Main Street, in Clermont County

District 9: US 35, between SR 788 and McCarty Lane, in Jackson County

District 10: US 50, between Buckley Run Road and SR 329, and US 50, between US 33 and Harmony Road, in Athens County

District 11: SR 39, between Hillandale and Tall Timber roads, in Tuscarawas County

District 12: IR 90, between Cuyahoga County line and I-271, in Lake County

Top counties for deer-related crashes in 2014:

(Image via ODOT)

(Image via ODOT)

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