This was sent to me in my e-mail so I apologise for the lack of a link here but I plan on looking for a link related to this story. The fact is if
this is true this is a very strange incident.
Here is the story that I got sent.
Service call of the month from a Baltimore Gas & Electric residential
"My power is out. When you come to fix it, be sure to bring a truck with a
tall enough bucket to remove the deer."
The customer service rep prudently trying to gather helpful information to
help diagnose the problem asked, "What deer?"
The customer replied, "There's a deer on top of one of the electric poles
on Wilkes Road near Perimeter Road."
The service rep, trying desperately to pull herself together and not laugh
at the customer, said, "We'll dispatch someone right away to investigate
the power outage. Thank you for the call."
Upon completion of the call, the customer service rep proceeded to share
the funny story with her coworkers in the office; and they all had a good
Well, lo and behold, the serviceman who repaired the problem stopped by
the customer service office the following day with these pictures.
Sure enough, the deer had been hit by a train & landed on top of a distribution feeder pole!
here are the pictures.
[Edited on 13-11-2003 by falcon]