Driver stops to help ducklings, gets ticket

Woman who stopped to help stranded ducklings plans to fight $100 ticket.

Newfields, N.H. - A New Hampshire woman who called police after stopping in a highway median to help some stranded ducklings plans to fight a $100 ticket.
Hallie Bibeau of Newfields told WMUR-TV ( she was driving east on Route 101 on Friday when she had to slam on her brakes to avoid hitting the ducklings. She said s their mother and several of the ducklings were hit by a car. The mother died.
The 33-year-old Bibeau called 911, got out of her car and captured the two surviving ducklings.
A state trooper issued Bibeau a ticket for stopping in the median. Police say median stops are for emergencies, and they didn't consider this to be one.
Officials said the ducklings were taken to a wildlife rescue in Maine, where one of them died.

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