Traffic moving again after deer struck on I-680
A driver discovered that deer walking across roads aren't just a hazard in rural areas.
Traffic was snarled after a deer was struck along a stretch of Interstate 680 in Youngstown on Monday.
The deer was hit along the northbound lane near the Belle Vista exit.
There's no word on whether anyone was injured.
Traffic was open again at around 7:45 am.
The latest figures available show that since 2016, there were 100,672 deer-related crashes on Ohio’s roadways.
While 95% of deer-related crashes only resulted in property damage, 27 crashes resulted in fatal injuries to motorists, with 28 killed. Additionally, nearly half of these crashes occurred in October, November, and December.
Some of the top counties for deer-related crashes include Stark, Richland, Lorain, Trumbull, and Hancock with I-71, US-30, and I-80 being the leading roadways in the state.