FRAMINGHAM – A driver struck & killed a deer on Route 9 over Thanksgiving weekend, according to Framingham Police.
The incident happened at 2:16 a.m. on November 27 at 450 Worcester Road in Framingham.
SOURCE request the police report Monday November 28, but it has not been available.
Today, December 7, the police spokesperson said it was a car vs deer crash, in which the deer died.
The driver suffered no injuries.
No other information was released.
Last month, AAA Northeast said deer crashes are on the rise.
Last year, deer crashes between the months of October and December jumped to 1,656 – the highest number on record since 2002, according to a AAA Northeast analysis of crash data available from the state’s IMPACT crash portal.
That’s equivalent to one deer crash every 80 minutes with most of the crashes occurring near sunset, which aligns with the afternoon commute and is heightened by the end of daylight saving time.