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Some worry deer carcasses staying along roads too longSubmitted: 11/24/2017
MADISON - Some deer hit by cars stay along the road longer than people would like.

That's happening as the state adjusts to a new carcass pickup system.

A provision in the state budget transferred responsibility for picking up dead deer from the Department of Natural Resources to the Department of Transportation.

The change took effect in September.

A transportation department spokeswoman says people contracted to remove the dead deer are supposed to do the job within two business days of a report.

She says the system is working.

Some officials said they weren't informed of the switch of responsibility for carcass removal from the DNR to the DOT.

Story By: Associated Press

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