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TRAFFIC SAFETY MASCOT FOR FINNISH POLICE IN LAPPLAND DIES IN TRAFFIC ACCIDENT…….

 

Oh the irony of it all!

H/T: Kumitonttu

Police reindeer Maija dies

Published: 11:51

Police named after a reindeer Mary has died in a traffic accident, police said in Lapland.

– Mary died on Friday, run over by a car on Kittilä road. Maija had given birth to a calf named Artturi in the spring who will continue in her mother’s footsteps of road safety ambassador, police said in a statement.

Photo: Police in Lapland

Police remind of the importance of the correct speed for the road and finds that the reindeer movement should not come as a surprise to anyone in Lapland.

3 Responses

  1. I’m so sorry to read that Mary died. Having died in the line of duty, I hope she was given a dignified police funeral with full honors.

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