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"Each year, deer in the United States are involved in more than more than 1 million collisions that cause more than 200 human deaths," Bulliard writes. "They also cost a lot of money, according to State Farm, the country’s top auto insurer, which says the average claim hovers around $4,000."
Each year, State Farm uses its claim data from the previous fiscal year to come up with rankings for the likeliest states for collisions with deer. "The most perilous state is West Virginia, whose drivers have a 1 in 41 chance," Bulliard notes. Here's the State Farm map (click on it for a larger version):