04/05/15 12:00pm

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We’ve all seen it: A deer carcass lying at the edge of the road, the gruesome result of a car/deer collision. It’s not a pretty sight. And while it tells a story, it doesn’t tell the whole story.

There are some sobering facts about car/deer collisions in Southold. The most alarming is that your chance of hitting a deer here is 2.5 times the national average — or one deer collision for every 63 local registered drivers. That’s all drivers, including you, your spouse or partner, parents, children or grandchildren. (more…)