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Insurer releases rankings for deer-car collisions

Mississippi's largest insurer says your risk for hitting a deer in your car is lower.

Posted: Oct 6, 2017 4:03 AM
Updated: Oct 6, 2017 4:03 AM

JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - Mississippi's largest insurer says your risk for hitting a deer in your car is lower.

State Farm released numbers Wednesday showing Mississippi ranks 12th in the nation in the number of auto claims connected to deer collisions.  The actual number of claims is 20,951.

That's based on figures from July 2016 to June 2017.

In the previous 12 year period, Mississippi ranked 10th in the nation.

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