St. Francois County Sheriff Says Watch Out For Deer

(St. Francois County) Fall is here and it’s also the time of year that deer become much more active. St. Francois County Sheriff Dan Bullock says that’s something area motorists need to be aware of.

Deer/vehicle accidents can happen anytime of year, but Bullock says the most dangerous time is usually mid-October through December. According to the highway patrol, there were nearly 4,000 traffic accidents last year involving deer.