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Two bison hit by cars on Highway 160 Sunday night

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From page A3 | January 08, 2013 |

RIO VISTA — Bison are apparently no match for cars.

Two bison were hit by two drivers late Sunday night on Highway 160 between Rio Vista and the Antioch Bridge.

The bison apparently escaped from a nearby rancher’s field and were wandering down Highway 160 when they were struck by two cars shortly before midnight, according to the Rio Vista Fire Department, which responded to the accident.

One of the cars suffered significant damage and only one of the drivers suffered minor injuries. Both bison died.

Firefighters said that while collisions between cars and livestock are not that uncommon in the area, responding to an accident call involving bison was unheard of until Sunday night.

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Ian Thompson

Ian Thompson

Ian Thompson has worked for the Daily Republic longer than he cares to remember. A native of Oregon and a graduate of the University of Oregon, he pines for the motherland still. He covers Vacaville and Travis Air Force Base for the Daily Republic. He is an avid military history buff, wargamer and loves the great outdoors.
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