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Dozens of geese fall from the sky into parking lot during storm

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WARNING: A photo at the end of this story shows dozens of dead geese. Some may find the picture disturbing.

IDAHO FALLS — Dozens of geese plummeted from the sky during a severe hail and thunderstorm Saturday evening.

Witnesses tell EastIdahoNews.com the birds suddenly fell into a parking lot near Yellowstone Highway and Lincoln Road in Idaho Falls around 7 p.m. It’s likely they were struck by lightning.

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Workers with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game arrived with a truck and picked up the geese, according to witnesses.

EastIdahoNews.com is working to get more information from IDFG and will post additional details as we receive them.

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