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Pet baby kangaroo in Wisconsin dies after being hit by car

BONDUEL, Wis. (AP) — The search for a pet kangaroo that hopped away from its northeastern Wisconsin home has come to an unfortunate end and sheriff's deputies are looking for the hit-and-run driver.

The baby kangaroo was struck and killed Tuesday night not far from its owners' home in Bonduel. Shawano County sheriff's officials say the driver that struck Lulu and fled also struck a man looking for the kangaroo. The 69-year-old man and his wife were searching for the animal that escaped from its owners Sunday night. WLUK-TV reports the couple was trying to coax the kangaroo close enough to catch it when the man and the animal were struck. The man's injuries were not life-threatening.

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