Bald Eagle rescued

An American bald eagle was rescued over the weekend in Clinton County, MO.

CLINTON COUNTY, MO. (KCTV) --- An American bald eagle was rescued over the weekend in Clinton County, MO.

The Clinton County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to 116 Highway between Lathrop and Plattsburg after numerous calls were made about an injured bald eagle.

Once there, authorities discovered the eagle and believe it was struck by a vehicle.

Named Freedom, the bald eagle was transported to the Missouri Department of Conservation, where it received medical attention.

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