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Man injured while helping turtle cross road

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EAGLE - A Waukesha County man paid dearly by helping a turtle cross a road. Sheriff's deputies said a school bus avoided hitting the turtle - but the vehicle struck and injured a 70-year-old Eagle man.

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It happened yesterday on Highway 59 near Eagle. Authorities said the bus driver slowed down after seeing the man. However, the victim did not see the bus - and he stepped back in the vehicle's path. The bus was going about 15-miles-an-hour when it hit the man.

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