Hawk rescued from front grill of car in California


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(UPI) Police in California shared video from the rescue of a hawk that was struck by a car and ended up stuck in the vehicle's front grill.

The Hawthorne Police Department posted a video on Sunday to Facebook showing a County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control officer holding the hawk that was removed from the grill of a vehicle.

Police said the driver told officers they struck the hawk on a freeway and discovered the bird was still stuck in their front grill when they got off the freeway and pulled over to assess the damage.

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The hawk was taken to South Bay Wildlife Rehab in Rancho Palos Verdes, where it is recovering from a broken leg.

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