CARYVILLE, TN (WLAF) – A car hit an elk in the predawn hours of Monday at 4:25.

The car collided with the elk on I-75 in Campbell County on the southbound side of the interstate near Mile Marker 140. The driver of the car, the only occupant, was not injured, according to an operator at central dispatch, who also noted that the car was totaled.

A deputy with the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office responded along with a trooper from the Tennessee Highway Patrol. The elk is off the roadway on the shoulder, and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has been notified. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 01/23/2023-4:30AM)

One Reply to “Car and elk collide on I-75 this morning”

  1. Here in Virginia I would have already been on the phone to the Sheriff to claim that elk for my freezer! Road kill deer/elk is just as good as hunted deer and elk! Just gotta get to ’em quick enough for a good, safe field stripping.

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