Deer-Vehicle Crash Information Clearinghouse

National Animal-Vehicle Crash Fatality Data

NOTE: Data on this page is related to all reported animal-vehicle crashes, and not just deer-vehicle crashes

Total National Animal-Vehicle Fatal Crashes and Fatalities

Year
Fatal Crashes
Fatalities
1994
122
131
1995
111
123
1996
139
153
1997
126
136
1998
162
165
1999
144
152
2000
144
150
2001
165
177
2002
158
170
2003
203
212
2004
195
204
2005
174
180
2006
206
222
2007
215
223
2008
204
210
2009
175
184
2010
205
213
2011
183
199
2012
172
176
2013
180
191

 

Top 10 States for Fatalities from Animal-Vehicle Crashes by Year

 

1994
1995
1996
State
Fatalities
State
Fatalities
State
Fatalities
Texas
12
 
California
9
 
Texas
19
Pennsylvania
11
 
Wisconsin
9
 
Kansas
9
Georgia
8
 
Michigan
7
 
Illinois
8
Illinois
7
 
Minnesota
6
 
New York
7
Oklahoma
7
 
Montana
6
 
California
6
California
6
 
Oregon
6
 
Michigan
6
Mississippi
6
 
Pennsylvania
6
 
Wisconsin
6
Tennessee
6
 
Indiana
5
 
Alabama
5
Florida
5
 
North Carolina
5
 
Indiana
5
Wisconsin
5
 
Texas
5
 
Minnesota
5
            Pennsylvania
5
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1997
1998
1999
State
Fatalities
State
Fatalities
State
Fatalities
Texas
18
 
Texas
18
 
Missouri
8
Wisconsin
10
 
New York
12
 
Ohio
7
Montana
8
 
Arizona
7
 
Colorado
6
Kansas
7
 
Florida
6
 
Florida
6
Florida
6
 
Illinois
6
 
Michigan
6
Missouri
6
 
Indiana
6
 
Texas
6
California
5
 
Washington
6
 
Virginia
6
New York
5
 
Colorado
5
 
Wisconsin
6
Georgia
4
 
Maine
5
 
California
5
Iowa
4
 
Ohio
5
 
Illinois
5
Michigan 
4
 
Oklahoma
 5
 
New York
5
Nebraska
4
  Pennsylvania
5
  North Carolina
5
South Carolina
4
  Wisconsin
5
  Oklahoma
5
 
   
  South Carolina
5
 
   
  Utah
5
 
   
  Washington
5
 
   
   
2000
2001
2002
State
Fatalities
 
State
Fatalities
 
State
Fatalities
Texas
15
 
Texas
14
 
Texas
15
Missouri
6
 
Wisconsin
11
 
Pennsylvania
13
New Jersey
6
 
Michigan
9
 
California
9
Ohio
6
 
South Carolina
9
 
Georgia
9
Oklahoma
6
 
California
8
 
Minnesota
8
Wisconsin
6
 
North Carolina
7
 
Colorado

7

Colorado
5
 
Colorado
6
 
Missouri
7
Illinois
5
 
Georgia
6
 
Ohio
7
Mississippi
5
 
Illinois
6
 
Oklahoma
7
New York
5
 
Indiana
6
 
South Dakota
6
West Virginia
5
 
Minnesota
6
 
 
 
 
Pennsylvania
6
 
               
2003

2004

2005

State
Fatalities
 
State
Fatalities
 
State
Fatalities
Texas
20
 
Texas
18
 
Texas
14
Pennsylvania
16
 
Wisconsin
13
 
Illinois
11
Iowa
11
 
Minnesota
9
 
Ohio
11
Wisconsin
11
 
Ohio
8
 
Wisconsin
10
Georgia
9
 
Illinois
7
 
Pennsylvania
9
Florida
8
 
New Mexico
7
 
Michigan
8
Michigan
8
 
North Carolina
7
 
Montana
8
Ohio
8
 
Oklahoma
7
 
Oklahoma
8
Illinois
7
 
Utah
7
 
Colorado
6
Minnesota
7
 
Washington
7
 
Kentucky
6
Missouri
7
   
  New York
6
New York
7
 
 
Virginia
6
               
2006

2007

2008

State
Fatalities
 
State
Fatalities
 
State
Fatalities
Texas
27
 
Texas
17
 
Wisconsin
16
Ohio
14
 
Wisconsin
15
 
Michigan
13
Pennsylvania
13
 
Iowa
11
 
Minnesota
12
Michigan
12
 
Michigan
11
 
Pennsylvania
12
Iowa
10
 
Ohio
10
 
Texas
12
Oklahoma
8
 
North Carolina
9
 
Georgia
9
Wisconsin
8
 
Pennsylvania
9
 
California
8
California
7
 
Georgia
8
 
Iowa
8
Montana
7
 
Kansas
8
 
Ohio
8
South Carolina
7
 
Minnesota
8
 
Kansas
7
               
               
2009

2010

2011

State
Fatalities
 
State
Fatalities
 
State
Fatalities
Texas
20
 
Texas
18
 
Texas
21
Iowa
9
 
Wisconsin
16
 
Indiana
13
Michigan
9
 
Michigan
14
 
Wisconsin
12
Wisconsin
8
 
Illinois
13
 
Pennsylvania
10
Arizona
6
 
California
9
 
Georgia
8
Florida
6
 
Georgia
9
 
North Carolina
8
Illinois
6
 
New York
9
 
South Carolina
8
Kansas
6
 
Pennsylvania
9
 
Virginia
8
Ohio
6
 
Florida
8
 
Illinois
 7
Oklahoma
6
 
Minnesota
8
 
Michigan
 7
South Dakota
6
   
  Missouri
7
            New York
7
            Ohio
7
 
2012

2013

 
State
Fatalities
 
 State
Fatalities
 
 
 
Wisconsin
16
  Texas
18
   
 
Texas
15
  Pennsylvania
15
   
 
Indiana
9
  Montana
10
   
 
Minnesota
8
  Michigan
9
   
 
Ohio
8
  Minnesota
8
   
 
Pennsylvania
7
  Ohio
8
   
 
Tenessee
7
  Tennessee
8
   
 
Michigan
6
  Colorado
7
   
 
Alabama
5
  Kansas
7
     
Florida
5
  Wisconsin
7
     
Missouri
5
           
North Carolina
5
           
South Carolina
5
       
               

Fatality Information from FARS

Click here to download fatalities file: Fatalities by_state_1994-2013.xls