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Bucks like this Minnesota 8-pointer -- or 4x4, as North Dakota hunters would call it -- will be a prime target this coming weekend when deer season opens. North Dakota's deer season opens at noon Friday, and Minnesota hunters will take to the field Saturday morning. (Minnesota DNR photo)

State Farm tallies odds of hitting a deer

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North Dakota ranks 11th nationally among states where motorists are most likely to run into a deer, State Farm insurance company reported Tuesday.


The odds of hitting a deer in North Dakota are 1 in 105.3, State Farm said. That's slightly lower than last year, when North Dakota motorists faced 1 in 104 odds of hitting a deer. The ranking was unchanged.

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