(WARREN COUNTY, N.J.) — A New Jersey police department congratulated one of its officers this week after he helped deliver a baby deer after its mother was hit and killed on a roadway.
The Washington Township Police Department in Warren County said officer Robert Lagonera and a partner delivered the fawn via an “an emergency c-section” on Sunday morning after finding its mother on the side of a road.
“Starting at 3:30 am I was dispatched to a deceased doe that was just hit and still had moving fawn inside of it,” Lagonera said, according to a Facebook post by the department. “Washington Township Police Officer Vernon took the initiative and performed an emergency C-section on the deceased doe saving one of the two fawn inside.”
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