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Harvesting motor vehicles

Posted Monday, February 9, 2009, at 3:16 PM

A recent report by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency contained some interested facts about the number of deer "harvested" by hunters in Tennessee during the recent deer hunting season.

The report indicated it was a good year for hunters but one item was missing from the report.

How many of us would like to know how many motor vehicles were "harvested" by the deer?

We've certainly had our share in Bedford County. This past weekend there was a report of motorcycle versus deer in an injury accident.

Maybe the traffic and wildlife officials could get together to give us an accurate report on this problem.

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I worked at a body shoppe in the '80's and saw what full grow Buck vs. small british import will do.

The Buck did not live, but the car was really damaged. It became a convertible pretty quick.

-- Posted by 4fabfelines on Mon, Feb 9, 2009, at 6:09 PM

Seems to me you need a longer deer season in TN.

-- Posted by jim8377 on Mon, Feb 9, 2009, at 6:30 PM

I hit one back in the 90's, don't want to again!

-- Posted by michaelbell on Tue, Feb 10, 2009, at 5:18 AM

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Bo Melson is a retired sports and police beat editor of the Times-Gazette. He passed away November 15, 2014, at age 81.
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