The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) displayed a somber image depicting six dead deer in a field near Gaylord, Kansas. Game wardens were on the scene to investigate the cause of death and determined that the deer were feeding along the power lines when one fell into the field.

#Smithcounty #PublicSafety #ksgamewardens Wardens investigated a deer kill near Gaylord, Kansas in Smith County. A...

Posted by Kansas Wildlife, Parks & Tourism - Game Wardens on Friday, February 12, 2016

The agency reported that the active line was, in fact, released as soon as possible from the pole, but not quickly enough as the deer had already perished.