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Bald Eagle dies after being hit by truck near Tacoma

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TACOMA, Wash. -

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A bald eagle died from its injuries Tuesday after being hit by a truck on State Route 16. 

The photo tweeted out by Trooper Russ Winger Tuesday morning was incredible. It showed the stunned eagle being cradled by a man with the caption "Hopefully we can save him." Unfortunately, he did not make it. 

Media outlets on the west side reported the bird was taken to West Sound Wildlife Refuge where it later died of internal injuries, despite no broke bones. 

The bird was taken to West Sound Wildlife Refuge which later announced the eagle died of internal injuries despite no broken bones.

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