TOPSHAM, Maine (CBS) – A possibly rabid fox attacked a Maine worker Tuesday morning in a frightening encounter that was all captured on surveillance video.

Courtney Garrison of Grimmel Industries, a metal recycling company in Topsham, says the fox jumped out from under a tractor-trailer and went after the worker, biting his leg.

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The worker can be seen trying to dodge the aggressive fox before grabbing it and flinging it in the air, but the animal gets up and chases after him again.

A Maine worker grabs the possibly rabid fox (Image credit: Courtney Garrison)

Garrison said the worker is OK and is being vaccinated to protect against rabies.

WGME identified the attacked worker as Mark Sleeper.

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Another one of the truck drivers saw the fox return to the area about 12 hours later and ran it over.

A game warden came to collect the dead fox, and is in the process of determining if it had rabies.

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Garrison said she’s glad the fox was killed because there’s a preschool nearby.