Moose Hit By Car Near Maple Lake

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Melissa Sandquist contributed to this report

According to the Minnesota Department of Safety, an accident report involving Donald O’Conner of Maple Lake occurred on September 29th near Maple Lake.  The driver of a vehicle hit a bull moose on Highway 55.

Here is a picture of the moose:

Photo courtesy of Peter Larson
Photo courtesy of Peter Larson

A couple questions remain, like why is there a moose on Highway 55 near Maple Lake?   Is this the same one that was spotted near St Cloud a few days earlier?  How come I never see moose up north anymore, but we’re seeing them this far south?

Here is a picture of the vehicle:

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Photo courtesy of Hardings Towing.

Fortunately, no one was hurt.

KSTP has more on this story.

 

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