"Assume deer dead," he tweeted.
Fred and I hit a deer on hiway 136 south of Dyersville. After I pulled fender rubbing on tire we continued to farm. Assume deer dead— ChuckGrassley (@ChuckGrassley) October 26, 2012
Deer collisions are not unusual in Iowa, which has ranked the second or third most likely state for drivers to hit a deer in studies performed by State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. over the last few years.
In Grassley's case, the tweet resulted in at least one dead-deer parody account on Twitter.