High river levels causing deer to migrate near Highway 41

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With higher than normal river levels the past few days, more and more deer are leaving the river bottoms and migrating over to Highway 41.

There’s a large herd of deer just south of the Twin Bridges, waiting to cross.

This can be seen several times a year as the deer herds move from habitat to habitat.

Drivers should use caution in this area because a lot of deer have also been hit and are still on the road.

If you encounter a deer in the road, don’t swerve because that could put you in a much worse situation.

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(This story was originally published on February 13, 2019)

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