Naugatuck, Conn. (CBSNewYork) – An injured bald eagle has been rescued in Naugatuck.

Connecticut State Troopers were called to Exit 25 on Route 8 to check on a report of a bald eagle on the right shoulder.

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The troopers found the eagle and determined it had been hit by a vehicle and had a broken wing.

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The eagle scrambled down the embankment to the Naugatuck River, but responding animal control officers were able to catch it.

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It has been taken to Sharon Audobon for rehab.