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Driver wants compensation for moose killed by her car
WMTW.com ^ | 12/01/02

Posted on 12/01/2002 12:08:21 PM PST by socal_parrot

ACTON (AP) -- A York County woman wants to be paid for the moose that was killed by her car but given away by police.
 Lisa Pierce of Acton said a York County sheriff's deputy may have thought he was doing her a favor because she's a woman -- but he was wrong. And now Pierce wants to be compensated for the moose meat that she says is hers.
 Pierce hit the moose with her car on Nov. 5. State law says a big-game animal killed by a car goes to the person
who hit it -- as long as police are called and the vehicle is damaged.
 Pierce said she knew about the law but lost track of the moose when three children riding with her were being treated for injuries in the accident.
 In the meantime, a neighbor hauled the carcass away with a tractor. The neighbor wanted to be paid -- and when the moose was butchered, the price went up.
 Pierce complained to York County sheriff's officials. Police say they won't give her cash -- but are willing to give her the next moose struck in York County.
 


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: huntingbycar; moose; mooseicide
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State law says a big-game animal killed by a car goes to the person who hit it

Sounds fair.

1 posted on 12/01/2002 12:08:21 PM PST by socal_parrot
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To: socal_parrot
what if the next driver wants it? give her the doe?
2 posted on 12/01/2002 12:11:29 PM PST by liberateUS
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To: liberateUS
LOL...Or maybe a buck or two.
3 posted on 12/01/2002 12:12:41 PM PST by socal_parrot
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Very nice. I almost spilled coffee on my keyboard, you two! :-)

Most people probably don't want the animals, but there is an awful lot of excellent meat on a moose, no matter where you hit it. In some ways, she is lucky that they were able to find the moose. Sometimes they run off.

5 posted on 12/01/2002 12:20:23 PM PST by marktwain
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So, the neighbor said "All your moose are belong to us." Sheesh, what a loser. I hope he gets bit by the next moose.

I'm sure this women will be showered with all kinds of series offers of moose meat with cheese to go with it.

Well, did I miss anything?

6 posted on 12/01/2002 12:24:58 PM PST by Larry Lucido
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To: socal_parrot
Another fine example of the local constables not enforcing (or being aware) of the very laws (statues, ordinances) they are paid to uphold.

Make the cop who gave away the moose pay the woman who hit the moose just compensation. Either that, or fire him/her for delinquency of duty.

Are we still talking about a moose?

7 posted on 12/01/2002 12:25:24 PM PST by Ground0
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To: socal_parrot

Swedish Crash Test Moose/Elk Dummy

This is from the Swedish Nation Road and Transport Research Institute

8 posted on 12/01/2002 12:27:48 PM PST by csvset
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9 posted on 12/01/2002 12:33:51 PM PST by mhking
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Well, did I miss anything?

You need to wrap the leftovers in tinfoil.

10 posted on 12/01/2002 12:40:01 PM PST by socal_parrot
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"LOL...Or maybe a buck or two. "

the whole idea of the plan; is to get the carcass removed "right now!"...if she didn't want to worry about it right then....
then she's to late...no doe, no buck, n no cheese either...

11 posted on 12/01/2002 12:41:41 PM PST by hoot2
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The police should agree to give the Moose Money to her, and then send her the neighbor's bill for hauling it away and cutting it up.
12 posted on 12/01/2002 12:46:18 PM PST by lelio
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She probably didn't have her rights explained to her-

"You have the right to remain silent, the right to counsel and the right to moose, as long as you get it out of here quickly. If you can't move it quickly, the guy with the closest tractor wins."

13 posted on 12/01/2002 12:50:21 PM PST by socal_parrot
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To: socal_parrot
Well yes. Then she should be the one to pay for the moose processing not PD. Just give her the next moose and let her foot the bill.
14 posted on 12/01/2002 12:55:16 PM PST by Jaded
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To: Larry Lucido

So, the neighbor said "All your moose are belong to us." Sheesh, what a loser. I hope he gets bit by the next moose.

I'm sure this women will be showered with all kinds of series offers of moose meat with cheese to go with it.

Well, did I miss anything?

Will you get series?

Owl_Eagle

”Somebody set us up the bomb.”


15 posted on 12/01/2002 12:57:57 PM PST by South Hawthorne
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To: socal_parrot
What happened to Squirrel?
16 posted on 12/01/2002 1:01:54 PM PST by Don Corleone
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17 posted on 12/01/2002 1:05:51 PM PST by Fintan
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She is learning the hard way that you gotta keep your eye on your dead Moose or it grows wings real fast.
18 posted on 12/01/2002 1:09:07 PM PST by Rocksalt
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To: lelio

Ah, but did she consent to having the moose hauled and butchered in the first place?

19 posted on 12/01/2002 1:13:49 PM PST by Cultural Jihad
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offers of moose meat with cheese to go with it

In order to claim any cheese, she will have to provide evidence of her running over a cow. Goats don't count unless you run over one while you are driving a camel.

20 posted on 12/01/2002 1:19:00 PM PST by scouse
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