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Tuesday, July 16, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Bighorn sheep jumps off hill, lands on car in Washington

Associated Press

CHELAN, Wash. – A driver in Washington state escaped injury when a bighorn sheep jumped from a hillside and landed on his car.

The Washington State Patrol said the driver was near the town of Chelan in central Washington on Tuesday when he saw a herd of bighorn sheep on the hillside above the roadway.

One of the animals, a ewe, jumped and smashed the car’s windshield.

The driver was not hurt and managed to pull his car over.

The sheep died.

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