By: KDKA-TV News Staff

CRESCENT TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) – A young eagle was killed when it was hit by a car in Crescent Township.

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Crescent Township Police say they were called to a crash on McGovern Boulevard near Premier Pan and found that a young eagle had flown into the windshield.

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The driver of the vehicle wasn’t injured, but the windshield was completely destroyed.

Police say this is the second adolescent eagle that died in the past week.

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“The animals are breathtakingly beautiful. It’s a sad day in Crescent Township,” police wrote on Facebook.