Drivers warned to be on the lookout for wildlife in and around roadways

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KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — ODOT and Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife are warning motorists to be on alert for wildlife on or along our highways at this time of the year.

November is the month which both nationally and locally has the highest number of reported wildlife-related collisions.

Since 2003 there have been more than 9,400 reported wildlife-involved collisions in Oregon, and thirty of those resulted in a fatality.