Alligator found near NC lake was possibly hit by car

The sheriff's office blurred part of the gator's body after it suffered injuries after being possibly hit by a car. WBTV photo

MARSHVILLE, N.C. (WBTV) — An alligator was found on Hwy 74 near a Union County lake Monday night.

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Deputies say they were called around 11:45 p.m. to reports of a dead alligator on Highway 74 near Stegall Lake in Marshville.

Deputies say it appeared the alligator had been hit by a car.

There’s no word on the alligator’s size or how it got there.

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