Officer Christopher Frabbiele slowed down and safely pulled over, police spokesman Lt. Howard Black said to the Denver Post. The raccoon then hopped off and disappeared into the night.
"How in the world did that raccoon hop on? It's safe to say a raccoon hopping is not a common occurrence," said Mr Black.
Meanwhile, pictures of the daredevil raccoon soon went viral on social media with over 1,000 shares. They also collected a host of hilarious comments:
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