A trucker who hit a bald eagle tried to save its life
April 5, 2016 - Uncategorized
A trucker in Washington did everything he could to make sure one low-flying bald eagle didn’t die alone on Tuesday after it collided with his truck’s windshield.
The trucker, whose name has not been reported, pulled over after striking the bird. It was in shock but conscious, alongside the highway 15 miles west of Seattle, KATU ABC 2 reported.
He then did what any true American would do: held it closely until help arrived.
“He felt bad for it so he picked it up and held it,” Trooper Russ Winger of the Washington State Patrol told the Portland-area TV station, until wildlife agents could come and take it away. Read more…