YORK — A York police officer shot and killed a deer after it was struck by a car on U.S. 321 Tuesday night, according to a police report.
The officer euthanized the deer in a ditch by the road after finding it with two broken legs, struggling to stand.
“The deer was suffering unnecessarily,” the report stated.
The officer allowed the driver of the car that struck the deer to keep the carcass.
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