Ketchikan utility officials say power was temporarily knocked out in some areas of town out after a bald eagle struck a power line.
Ketchikan Public Utilities Electric division manager Andy Donato says the eagle carcass was recovered after the incident.
The Ketchikan Daily News (http://is.gd/hGXG2p) reports the bird strike occurred shortly before 8 p.m. Sunday, knocking out power to Bear Valley, Point Higgins and Mountain Point sections of town.
Crews restored power by 8:23 p.m. Sunday.
Donato says the eagle carcass is being entered into a federal chain of custody.
Possessing any part of a bald eagle is illegal without a permit.
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