Abilene,KS : 3 women are killed in crash involving a deer Sunday evening near Iola in Allen County on November, Monday 13th 2017
As mid-November approaches, Kansas is at its yearly peak for crashes involving deer, with Nov. 13 and 14 being the two days when the state historically sees the most such collisions, officials said.
A crash Sunday night in Allen County claimed the lives of three women who were in a minivan, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.
Another crash Monday morning on the Kansas Turnpike southwest of Topeka resulted in a woman being taken to a local hospital after she swerved to avoid hitting a deer in the roadway.
Kansas Highway Patrol Technical Trooper Stephen LaRow said that in 2016, the state recorded 10,242 car vs. deer crashes, resulting in seven people being killed and 597 being injured.
3 women are killed in crash involving a deer Sunday evening near Iola in Allen County