Animal collisions reported in Park City
September 13, 2016
The Park City Police Department last week received a series of reports involving wildlife, including cases that appeared to involve collisions between drivers and animals.
On Saturday, Sept. 10 at 12:40 p.m., a deer carcass was seen in the road along Deer Valley Drive. The day before, on Friday, Sept. 9, a young deer was found in the road on Deer Valley Drive. It was injured, the police were told, but public department logs did not provide details.
On Tuesday, Sept. 6 at 8:38 p.m., a driver reportedly hit a deer at or close to the intersection of Bonanza Drive and Deer Valley Drive. The driver was not injured, the police said. Department logs did not provide information about the deer.
The police, meanwhile, also received several calls about moose, including a report of a moose in the road on Kearns Boulevard at 10:45 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11. On Tuesday, Sept. 6 at 7:15 a.m., the police received a report of a large moose in the area of the 2000 block of Lucky John Drive. The person who contacted the police was concerned the moose might approach a walkway close to schools, according to department logs.
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