Subject: What is this
Geographic location of the bug: Parkersburg wv
Time: 05:58 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: This was dead when I found it but largest I have seen in my area.
How you want your letter signed: Vivian
This is a female Eastern Hercules Beetle, and the trauma on her thorax indicates she did not die of a natural death. Horned male Eastern Hercules Beetles are the heaviest North American Beetles.