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Deputies in Oregon rescue deer wedged in patrol truck's wheel well

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KLAMATH FALLS, OR. — Sheriff's deputies in Oregon were responding to a report of an aggressive buck when the animal ended up stuck in their patrol vehicle's wheel well.

According to a report by Klamath County Sheriff's Office, deputies were told the buck was attacking parked cars in a Klamath Falls residential neighborhood. But when they arrived the deer charged Cpl. Daren Krag's patrol truck and its head and antlers became stuck in the driver's side wheel well.

Area resident Donna Ross posted photos and a video of the incident on Facebook.

Authorities were able to tranquilize the deer and remove it from the truck's wheel well.

"[Deputies] did an amazing job without hardly touching him," Ross wrote.

Ross commented that perhaps the deer was rabid "or at least really really mad."


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