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4th moose this summer killed by vehicle in Wyoming county

September 24, 2018

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (AP) — Another moose has been struck by a car and killed in northwest Wyoming — the fourth this summer in Teton County.

The Jackson Hole News and Guide reports the moose-vehicle collision occurred early Friday on Highway 390, near the intersection with Highway 22.

Authorities say Wyoming Highway Patrol responded to a call at about 2:45 a.m. that a moose had been hit.

Officer Chad Ludwig says the driver was coming around a curve in the highway, saw the moose and swerved, but didn’t have enough time to avoid the collision.

The driver was treated at a hospital for stitches for a gash on her face, which Ludwig guessed was from broken glass from the windshield.

The intersection of highways 22 and 390 is a frequent site for wildlife-vehicle collisions.

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Information from: Jackson Hole (Wyo.) News And Guide, http://www.jhnewsandguide.com

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