Video shows deer leaping over car in West Michigan

Whoa, deer

Holy deer! (Video: MSP Fifth District)

Video captured by a Michigan State Police trooper’s dashcam shows a deer seemingly jumping over a car in traffic.

The MSP Fifth District in Southwest Michigan posted the video on Sunday. It shows a deer leaping over a moving vehicle in St. Joseph, while another deer roams nearby. (See the video in the player above)

MSP posted the video to remind drivers: If deer cross your path - apply controlled braking; steer straight; don’t swerve.

Related: Here’s why car crashes involving deer spike in the fall in Metro Detroit

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