Cougar struck, killed by vehicle near previous sightings in Minneapolis

Posted on AllSides December 6th, 2023
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A cougar that was spotted in Minneapolis this week apparently was struck and killed by a vehicle early Wednesday. The Minnesota State Patrol said a cougar was struck by a vehicle driving west on Interstate 394 near Theodore Wirth Parkway around 2:15 a.m. Authorities reported the cougar died immediately in the crash. The driver was not injured. Video posted to social media showed the aftermath of the crash. Officials with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources have taken possession of the cougar’s remains, and an investigation is ongoing. While officials...

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