Hogzilla? 200-lb wild boar struck by car in Mass.

LANCASTER, Mass. (AP) -- This was no ordinary road kill.

Massachusetts State Police say a 200-pound Russian wild boar was euthanized after being struck by a vehicle on a road in Lancaster earlier this week.

That was a big surprise to state wildlife experts. They say although some wild boars are known to live in northern New England, there never has been a native population of feral swine in Massachusetts.

Hunter Chester Hall said he was offered the carcass for coyote bait.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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