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Moose dies after collision with two cars in Laconia

LACONIA -- A moose died Monday night after it walked into traffic on Parade Road and was hit twice by two cars driving in opposite directions.

The crash happened about 9 p.m. on Para Road by Turner Way.

Carl Peterson, 66, of Winona Road, Meredith was driving north on Parade Road when the moose walking into the road and collided with his car. Stanley Piper, 86, of Jameson Ave., Gilford, was driving his car south on Parade Rod when the car hit moose after it was struck by Peterson's car.

Neither drier was injured, but the moose died.

Traffic on Parade Road was shut down for a short time until the moose could be removed from the middle of the road.

Both cars were towed from the scene because of the damaged.

Anyone with information regarding the crash is asked to call police at 524-5257.


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