#1 500-pound moose 'fell out of the sky'05-13-2009, 01:11 PM
Start looking both ways..... and up! :eek::D
Police said a 500-pound moose fell 18 feet to its death when it apparently leaped a guardrail on an Interstate 95 overpass and landed on Hinckley Road. Officials learned of the incident when a motorist called the town office shortly after 8 a.m. Tuesday and told assistant town clerk Shirley Bailey that "a moose just fell out of the sky."
Bailey said the driver, who was under the bridge when he spotted the falling moose, was "pretty excited about it."
Police Chief Charles Runnels said the yearling bull probably panicked because of the noise and traffic along I-95 and began running. He said it just picked the wrong spot to jump the guardrail, falling onto a road instead of landing in a field.
A passerby with a wrecker hauled away the carcass.
:Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
” I wondered why the rock was getting larger. Then it hit me.
05-13-2009, 01:22 PM
Mmmmmm!! Moose steaks.
05-13-2009, 01:25 PM"Because we're a great nation, our challenges seem complex; it will always be this way. But as long as we remember our first principals and believe in ourselves, the future will always be ours." -Reagan
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05-13-2009, 01:23 PM
Did the witness see a short, fat, man in a black suit and hat and an angular, tall, dark-haired woman anywhere in the vicinity?
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- Northern Virginia
05-13-2009, 11:00 PM
Pic of Moose...
:eek::DMay the FORCE be with you!
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