The son of the Stags wrestling coach Matt Jorgensen, the senior is the fourth deer watching football of the second generation of Jorgensens to play football at the school. An All-Northeast A League offensive and defensive first-team selection as a junior, Jorgensen has been a major difference-maker, helping the Stags to a start with wins over East Valley, St.
File photo of a deer.
Last month, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection issued a warning that deer and moose activity increases this time of year.
This week, Monroe animal control officer Edward Risko posted a missive on his Facebook page also offering tips for deer management.
Those who hit a deer are advised to get their car off the road if possible and call the police. Do not touch the animal or get too close, as a wounded deer can cause serious injury. Wait at a safe distance until help arrives.
Last week, there were at least four incidents in Monroe involving deer, according to the weekly animal control report. In one, which took place Oct. According to the report, the deer appeared injured and went down in the street.
No damages were reported to the vehicle. The deer recovered and fled back into the tree line prior to officer arrival.
In another incident, on Oct. The deer then continued running off the street heading east towards St.
John Cemetery. Officer searched the area and was unable to locate the scene of the crash or any track leading to the animal.
The other incidents involved the discovery of dead deer in town, including a woman who found a dead deer floating in a fire pond located adjacent to her property at Bridle Path Trail.