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The injured bald eagle didn't resist Rob Rabasco's gloved hand trying to gather up the bird for possible transport. It died an hour later. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Motorist hits bald eagle with SUV

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While the remains of a bald eagle struck by a vehicle on Hubbard County Road 4 Tuesday are shipped to a national feather repository, the DNR is warning that more crashes are inevitable as the eagle population soars.

Motorists should keep their eyes peeled toward the shoulders.

The adult eagle that died on County Road 4 was accidentally struck by a motorist who didn't see the bird hovered over road kill just south of County Road 18.

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Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers Hubbard County, courts and breaking news.

(218) 732-3364
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