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Bighorn sheep jumps off hill, lands on car in Washington

October 25, 2017

This Oct. 24, 2017, photo provided by the Washington State Patrol shows damage to a vehicle after a bighorn sheep leapt off a hillside and landed on the windshield on Highway 97A south of Chelan, Wash. The driver was not injured, but the sheep was killed. (Washington State Patrol via AP)

CHELAN, Wash. (AP) — A driver in Washington state escaped injury when a bighorn sheep jumped from a hillside and landed on his car.

The Washington State Patrol says the driver was near the town of Chelan in central Washington on Tuesday when he saw a herd of bighorn sheep on the hillside above the roadway.

One of the animals, a ewe, jumped and smashed the car’s windshield.

The driver was not hurt and managed to pull his car over.

The sheep died.

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