800-pound gator hit by car in Dare County
Posted May 26
Manns Harbor, N.C. — Crews needed heavy machinery to remove an alligator after it was hit by a vehicle in Dare County Sunday night. The gator was almost 12 and a half feet long and weighed at least 800 pounds, Jay Eddy, wildlife officer with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, told WAVY.com
Eddy said the alligator was killed just before midnight along Highway 64 between Milltail Road and Creef Cut.