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Road sign warns of dinosaurs ahead

Road sign warns of dinosaurs ahead
Credit: http://www.theindychannel.com/news/18620871/detail.html#

CARMEL, Ind., Feb. 2 (UPI) -- An electronic road sign in Indiana was apparently hacked Monday morning by pranksters who used the sign to warn of "raptors" in the road.

Motorists said Monday that a sign at a construction zone on Keystone Avenue in Carmel read: "Raptors Ahead Caution," WRTV, Indianapolis, reported Monday.

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"It's kind of crazy. I'm totally confused," one motorist said. "I'm kind of expecting ... dinosaurs to run down the road, or something."

Nancy Heck, a spokeswoman for the city of Carmel, said the sign is owned by contractor Highway Technologies, which operates the programmable signs in the construction area.

The apparent prank comes after a road sign near the University of Texas was similarly hacked with the messages "Caution! Zombies Ahead!" and "Nazi Zombies! Run!!!"

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