Wild Turkey Causes Deadly Motorcycle Crash

By author of Turkey Blog with Steve Hickoff

Advice on Avoiding Wildlife Collisions Follows

According to ABC 7, WXYZ News, a motorcyclist died this past weekend after a turkey collision. As the story goes, a number of birds were crossing the road, as flocks so often do.

Apparently, one of the turkeys took flight, hitting the rider in the chest. The 70-year-old man hit a guardrail. The rider, who was wearing a helmet and protective clothing, the story said, died as a result.

Go here for more on this tragedy and protective measures to avoid this yourself, not only with turkeys but other wildlife.

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