A new study shows West Virginia has the highest rate of vehicle collisions involving animals.

According to State Farm, most animal-related collisions in the United States occur from October to December. While most collisions are with deer (67%), many other animals followed closely behind, such as dogs, cats, farm animals and large rodents.

WV has led the nation for years.

West Virginia drivers have a 1 in 37 chance of colliding with an animal while driving, according to a press release. In 2019, State Farm had 7,721 auto claims for animal collisions in West Virginia.

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