Huge Alligator Hit By Car In Onslow County

Alligators in Eastern Carolina? Some residents have had sightings,
but one motorist in Onslow County had a very close encounter with a very large gator.

A motorist traveling on Highway 17 near the Onslow County town of Dixon accidentally struck and killed an alligator estimated over 12 feet Monday night.

The driver wasn't hurt, but the car was damaged. Reporter Shelby Brown will have much more on the story on WITN-7 News at 6 p.m.,
and we'll have more pictures to show you a little later right here on

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