A car-moose collision in southern Aroostook County sent a 60-year-old man to the hospital Monday evening.

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State Police say Michael Kiernan of Haynesville was driving his 2004 Chevy Monte Carlo east on U.S. Route 2A in Forkstown Township shortly after 8 p.m.

Kiernan did not see the moose in the roadway and struck it, according to Corporal Dennis Quint. The moose went up onto the windshield and damaged the car's roof.

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Kiernan sustained several cuts to his hand and was transported to Houlton Regional Hospital by a family member. His injuries are not considered life-threatening, police said.

The vehicle will likely be a total loss,