Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Collision Kills Two Beloved Geese Who Frequent Nova Scotia Pond:police

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Collision Kills Two Beloved Geese Who Frequent Nova Scotia Pond:police

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Popular geese struck and killed by vehicle

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HALIFAX - Two geese are dead after being hit by a vehicle at a crosswalk the popular birds use to access a pond at a park in Dartmouth, N.S.

Police say a man was driving on Prince Albert Road during the rush hour Wednesday when he struck three of the geese, who were crossing over from the Elliott Street area to Sullivan's Pond.

Police say the driver didn't see the birds as they crossed the road.

One goose died at the scene, while a second injured bird was taken to a veterinarian and later died -- a third goose swam to an island in the pond and is being monitored by volunteers.

Police say witnesses to the accident confirmed speed was not a factor and no charges have been laid against the driver.

The pond's geese have been a visible presence for years in downtown Dartmouth and are known for using the crosswalk to get to the pond. …

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