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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A Jacksonville Sheriff's Officer saved a fawn after its mother was fatally struck by a vehicle near Lem Turner Road and Interstate 295 early Wednesday morning.

According to a JSO Facebook post, though the mother died, the fawn was birthed. Officer Misty Turner went to the scene to care for the fawn, buying feed and colostrum for it and wrapping it in a blanket.

The orphaned fawn is being taken to a foster home to be cared for.

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