Salmon swim across flooded road in Washington

Story by The Associated Press
November 1, 2012
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UNION, Wash. — A flooding river covered a road in Washington, allowing some migrating salmon to swim across the pavement.

Video from KOMO-TV shows one salmon didn’t make it Wednesday when it was caught by a dog that walked away with its catch near Union, about 40 miles southwest of Seattle.

The salmon-crossing-the-road scene is replayed nearly every year on the Skokomish (skoh-KOH’-mish) River. It frequently floods after heavy rain in the Olympic Mountains.

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