A Nevis man was injured when a turkey flew out of a ditch and smashed through the windshield of a pickup in Wadena County Sunday afternoon, March 18, the Minnesota State Patrol reported.
Thomas Walls, 38, was treated for injuries that weren't life-threatening at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena, the Patrol reported.
Scott Taylor, 51, of Menahga, was driving a 1988 Ford pickup southbound on U.S. Highway 71 north of 340th Street in Blueberry Township when a turkey flew out of the west ditch and smashed through the windshield, striking Walls, according to the State Patrol.
He was taken by Tri-County Ambulance to Wadena for treatment, the report said.
The turkey was dispatched at the scene.