Male spotted deer killed in road accident in Odisha

Gop: A 4-year old male spotted deer was killed in road accident near Nilakantheshwar Mandir in Gop area of Konark on Sunday.

Sources say, some local residents who were passing by spotted the deer lying on the road. The incident took place in the morning hours when the deer was trying to cross the road when an unidentified vehicle hit the animal.

On being informed, the Gop forest officials reached the spot and recovered the body of the deer and sent it for post-mortem.

It is suspected that the deer came out from the Konark Sanctuary in search of food. It is a matter of concern that three deers have been killed in road accident in the Gop area.

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