By: KDKA-TV News Staff
JEFFERSON COUNTY (KDKA) — Last week, the Pennsylvania Game Commission expanded its disease management areas.READ MORE: How To Protect People, Pets And Pipes During A Deep Freeze
A deer was killed on a road in Jefferson County turned out to have chronic wasting disease.
Because of that they’ve expanded D-M-A 3 and created a sixth area.Mysterious Disappearance Of 70-Year-Old Janet Walsh From Shaler Remains Unsolved 2 Years Later
Hunters who harvest deer in those areas have to follow certain rules to prevent spreading the disease.
The game commission says the infected deer was found within two miles of the state’s elk management area.
So far, no elk in the state have tested positive.MORE NEWS: CeaseFirePA Holds Meeting To Address Community Violence In Pittsburgh Area
Chronic wasting disease ends up killing deer and elk.