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Hundreds of eels slither over Oregon highway following wreck

Posted July 13
Updated July 14

Courtesy of Depot Bay Fire and Rescue

— Hundreds of eels were seen slithering over a road following a wreck in Gleneden Bay, Oregon on U.S. Highway 101.

A truck carrying the eels was involved in a wreck Thursday afternoon, releasing the animals on the road and on cars.

Depoe Bay Fire and Rescue and the Oregon Department of Transportation responded to the incident.

No injuries were reported. It is not confirmed where the eels were being transported.

Photos are courtesy of the Depoe Bay Fire District and Chief Joshua Williams.

Hundreds of eels slither over Oregon highway following wreck

Hundreds of eels slither over Oregon highway following wreck

Hundreds of eels slither over Oregon highway following wreck

Hundreds of eels slither over Oregon highway following wreck

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