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Oh deer! Google Maps car kills Bambi

By Gary Fennelly

Published 30/01/2009

A young deer is seen in the street view scene of Five Points Road in Rush, NY
A young deer is seen in the street view scene of Five Points Road in Rush, NY
The deer runs infront of the Google camera car
BAM-bi: Deer is hit by car
What the fawn? Deer after being struck by car

Google Maps has now blacked out images of one its vehicles apparently hitting and killing a baby deer on a rural road in the United States.

As users followed the street view scene down Five Points Road in Rush, New York, they were able to see the deer running out in front of the car.

It then appeared to be hit by the vehicle. Another shot shows the fawn lying on the side of the road.

>> Warning: Some readers may find the related images disturbing.

An insider at Google said the images were removed after several requests from users using the Street View image removal option

Another Google employee said: "The driver was understandably upset, and promptly stopped to alert the local police and the Street View team at Google."

Other sightings on Google Maps

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Sword fight


Man with gun

Plane on a train

Another Google Maps car

Garage scientists

Bridge monster

Prototype Porsche?

All white then

Google HQ

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