Forsyth County

Owl crashes into car, blocking busy Forsyth County road, before deputy saves it

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — A new video captures a Forsyth County deputy who saved an owl who was blocking a busy intersection earlier this week.

On Monday at around rush hour, a deputy arrived to a call about an object blocking Matt Highway near Doc Bramblett Road in regards to a traffic backup.

The object turned out to be an injured owl on the road who had flown into someone’s car.

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The deputy picked up the bird with his jacket and then moved it to the side of the road.

With the bird out of the roadway, the deputy attempted to get bird assistance to the scene.

Instead, the owl flew up into a tree.


DFC Avedisian scooped the bird up in his jacket and moved it to the side of the road.

Those who see wild birds of pretty are asked to call the Game Management 24-hour line at 800-241-4113.

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