Deer on power line sparks outage

June 19, 2011 by  
Filed under Trail Boss News

MediaManager Witnesses in East Missoula, Mont. say a bald eagle attempted to fly away with a partially eaten deer fawn, but apparently lost its grip while airborne and dropped the animal across an electric line, triggering a power outage in the area. A NorthWestern Energy crew responding to the incident removed the carcass and restored power in about 30 minutes. KRTV.

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