By DeJanay Booth

(CBS Detroit) — Picture a swan on the side of the freeway in Metro Detroit.

That’s what one Michigan State Police trooper saw when he was on patrol Monday morning. MSP said a Metro North trooper spotted the swan on the shoulder along Interstate 696.

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A swan was rescued Monday, March 14, 2022, from a freeway by MSP.

The trooper was able to get the swan in a bag and bring it back to the post.

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“We have a swan rescue on the way! Of course the swan and troopers wanted some photos to mark the occasion,” MSP said in a tweet Monday.

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A swan was rescued Monday, March 14, 2022, from a freeway by MSP.