Coyote stuck in bumper after hit by car in Waukegan

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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A train conductor pulled into the employee parking lot at a north suburban train station with what turned out to be a coyote stuck in the grill of his vehicle.

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (WLS) -- A coyote is recovering Monday night after it got stuck in a bumper in north suburban Waukegan.

People noticed the animal trapped in the front of the vehicle at a train station parking lot and called animal control.

PHOTOS: Coyote hit by car, stuck in bumper

The driver says he didn't know the animal was there.

The coyote is resting at a wildlife center with leg fractures.

On the wildlife center's Facebook page, the coyote was named Vern.

For more pictures of Vern, visit www.flintcreekwildlife.org.

Sun Times Media Wire contributed to this report.

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