User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


53° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Politics

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Bill Looks At Deer vs. Car Crashes

February 5, 2013, 8:27 AM by Austin Hoffman

Bill Looks At Deer vs. Car Crashes
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

State Farm estimates that deer versus car crashes increased nearly eight percent last year. Many times, those deer end up in a ditch, seriously injured.
    
A bill in Pierre hopes to keep a wounded deer from suffering.

1.23 million.  That's how many crashes State Farm says were caused by deer from July 2011 to June 2012. According to their numbers, South Dakota residents are the second most likely in the country to hit a deer.

If you hit a deer now and it’s in the ditch, injured but not dead, by law you have to call a game warden or animal control officer to come euthanize it.

In some areas of South Dakota that could mean a very long wait.
   
House Bill 1144 would give anyone who comes upon a deer seriously injured in by a car the right to euthanize it humanely.

According to the bill, it's all in an effort to keep the deer from needlessly suffering.
 

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments







 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View politics

You may also like

FBI Confirms 'Active' Investigation Of SD EB-5 Program

10/22/2014 6:15 PM

The federal investigation into South Dakota's EB-5 immigrant investor program isn't over. The FBI confirmed Wednesday that the investigation i...

Full Story | Watch
FBI Says EB-5 Investigation Remains 'Active'

10/22/2014 12:44 PM

The FBI says an investigation into the South Dakota Regional Center and the federal EB-5 program is still ‘active.’

Full Story
SD Governor Candidates Tackle Teacher Pay, Minimum Wage In KELOLAND Forum

10/22/2014 9:55 PM

With Election Night only two weeks away, the three candidates for Governor of South Dakota joined in on a special forum here on KELOLAND TV.

Full Story | Watch
Gubernatorial Candidates To Appear Tonight On KELO-TV

10/22/2014 6:18 AM

Tonight, KELOLAND News starts its Campaign 2014 Forum series.

Full Story
SD To Vote On Allowing Craps And Roulette In Casinos

10/21/2014 5:54 PM

Should games like roulette, keno and craps be allowed in South Dakota casinos? That’s the question facing South Dakota voters when they head to ...

Full Story | Watch


Events