Tennessee Code (TCA 70-4-115) includes these regulations for wild game animals that are accidentally killed by a motor vehicle.
- If the animal is not a non-game or federally protected wildlife species, you may possess it for your personal use and consumption.
- You may possess a deer only if you:
- Notify the TWRA or a law enforcement officer within 48 hours and...
- Give them your name and address.
- You may possess a bear only if you have a receipt issued by the TWRA.