FOX 47 - Top Stories
DEFOREST, Wis. - Authorities said it appeared a wolf found dead on the interstate roadside last week was struck and killed by a vehicle.
The Wisconsin State Patrol said it received a report of a wolf carcass by Interstate 94 eastbound near the Sauk and Columbia county line on March 26 at 11:30 a.m.
Patrol Inspector Troy Larsen responded to the area to find the dead wolf. It appeared the wolf had been struck by a vehicle. Sgt. James Kicmol said Friday that law enforcement had not received a report of the accident.
The State Patrol asked the Department of Natural Resources for guidance on handling the wolf carcass, since it is uncommon to find wolves in southern Wisconsin, according to the report.
The DNR requested the wolf transported to the Mackenzie Center near Poynette.
Kicmol said the agency did not have any information about the sex, weight or age of the wolf.Friday, April 4 2014, 04:31 PM CDT
Tonight on FOX 47
9:00am Full Measure with Sharyl Attisson
9:30am Builders Showcase
10:00am Paid Programs
11:30am Modern Family
12:00pm FOX 47 Movie: "Heartbreak Kid"
2:00pm San Antonio Armed Forces River Parade
3:00pm Modern Family
3:30pm In Depth Sports with Graham Bensinger
4:00pm Paid Program
4:30pm NASCAR on FOX: Coca Cola 600 Pre-Race
5:00pm NASCAR on FOX: Coca Cola 600 (Live from Charlotte)
9:30pm FOX 47 News at 9
10:30pm Full Measure with Sharyl Attisson
11:00pm Big Bang Theory