Letter: Racoon killed by shameful driver

Dear Editor,

I saw the pick-up slow as the family of raccoons crossed Fraser Highway near Murrayville.

Imagine my shock when I saw one raccoon come rolling out from under the truck, while another ran for its life, right in front of my van.

I managed to miss it, but when I went back, its sister lay dead on the road. I don’t know what happened to the third one.

Was that driver in such a hurry that he couldn’t wait for those animals to get across safely?

The road on the other side was clear, with me the only one behind him.

I know the driver saw them. I know he could have stopped.

We have seen this family of raccoons before, and now there is one less. Shame!

Brian Webster, Langley

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