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Drivers, beware of crocodiles in Florida Keys, deputies say

Deputies found a dead crocodile Aug. 13 that they suspect was ran over by a driver.
Deputies found a dead crocodile Aug. 13 that they suspect was ran over by a driver. (FKSO)

MIAMI – Florida Keys Sheriff’s Office deputies are asking drivers to beware of crocodiles crossing the road at night.

Deputies released a photograph showing the dead reptile that deputies found Aug. 13 on Card Sound Road.

“Plenty of wildlife live in the area due to the Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge,” a spokesperson for the department wrote.

Deputies suspect a driver struck and killed the crocodile. They are asking drivers to drive slowly in the area.

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