UPDATE: The owl will be released Saturday on Miner Road around 5 p.m.
NARRAGANSETT â€“ An Eastern screech owl will soon be released back into the wild after being hit by a car on Miner Road in Saunderstown.
The owl is being rehabilitated at Born to Be Wild Nature Center in Bradford after he suffered head trauma in the crash.
Vivian Maxson, president of Born to Be Wild Nature Center, said a woman found the owl Jan. 31.
â€śOne pupil is larger than the other, it kind of shows itâ€™s a significant head injury,â€ť Maxson said Tuesday.
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