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‘Buck Norris,’ the Famed Bend, Oregon Mule Deer, Hit By Car [VIDEO]

The well-known city limits mule deer, known as “Buck Norris,” was struck by an automobile and confirmed dead on Friday.

Buck Norris was estimated around 9 or 10 years old with a long history in the town of Bend, Oregon. On Friday, he was hit by a car on 3rd Street in Bend, and was killed.

Here’s a report on the incident, showing just how famous this deer was to the outdoorsmen of the area.

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Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife confirmed his death after the carcass was discovered. The buck had an ear tag (#35), which was put on by ODFW last year after the buck was detangled from some heavy wire.

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Unfortunately, vehicle-wildlife collisions are all too common and this buck’s city limit protection ultimately became his downfall.

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‘Buck Norris,’ the Famed Bend, Oregon Mule Deer, Hit By Car [VIDEO]