The expression "a deer in headlights" became a reality for one Michigan police officer this week.
The policeman lifted the animal to safety by moving it to the side of the road, and then waited until it calmed down and ran away into the woods, notes CNN.
The deer was thought to be in a state of shock from an earlier accident, explains 9 News.
This isn't the first time a deer has come head to head with humans. Last week, a deer crashed into a Taco Mac restaurant in a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia, losing an antler.
Check out the incident captured by the officer's dash camera footage above.
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