Lake Ozark police, MDC rescue injured bald eagle

A bald eagle with an injured wing was rescued Thursday after a motorist driving through the Osage National Golf Resort spotted the bird along the roadside.

A bald eagle with an injured wing was rescued Thursday after a motorist driving through the Osage National Golf Resort spotted the bird along the roadside.

LAKE OZARK, Mo. — A bald eagle with an injured wing was rescued Thursday from a roadside in the Osage National Golf Resort, according to officials with Lake Ozark police and the Missouri Department of Conservation.

A motorist driving through the golf resort spotted the injured bird along the roadside and called Lake Ozark police, said Police Chief Mark Maples.

Police officers and an MDC agent safely captured the bird and determined the injury did not appear have been caused in an unlawful manner.

The bird was transported to the Raptor Rescue facility in Columbia.

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