Thursday, January 12, 2006

Morning Adventure Driving In Carolina

So, you’re driving down the road in the morning fog. You hear a siren and flashing lights of a trooper’s car in the other lane. Next thing you know there is a large thump and you realize you’ve hit something—something big.
Death came quickly. Narron nailed the ostrich head on. Despite the feathers that clung to his antennas, he thought he had hit a deer.

How the exotic bird came to run loose in rural Johnston County is a mystery. A fellow around that area used to raise ostriches but folded years ago, neighbors said. Deputies knocked on doors all morning. But no one claimed the dead ostrich.

Read the rest here.

Via The News & Observer through Drew Curtis’ FARK

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