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Giant turtle crosses I-74 (with help)

Eventually, IDOT arrived and took the turtle to safety.
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LEROY, Illinois- An early-morning turtle rescue is making waves on Facebook.

Thursday, May 9, the LeRoy Police Department posted about their rescue on Facebook.

Giant turtle crosses I-74 (with help)

They say several concerned travelers reported the large turtle trying to cross Interstate 74.  Callers were afraid it might cause an accident or be killed.

Eventually, IDOT arrived and took the turtle to safety.

Giant turtle crosses I-74 (with help)