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Bald eagle dies despite help from passer-by

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KELSO, MO (KFVS) -

A car hit a Bald Eagle Monday in Scott County. It happened on Route 61 in Kelso.

According to KTVI-TV, Kevin Malone of Freeburg, Illinois was in Kelso to buy a motorcycle. He reportedly helped a conservation agent corral the injured bald eagle.

The conservation agent took the eagle to a veterinary clinic in Cape Girardeau.  However, the bird had to be euthanized due to a broken hip.

Community photo: Eagle saved after being hit by car in Kelso

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