Flying wild turkey hits state trooper’s windshield on I-95

By Ryan McLaughlin, BDN Staff
Posted April 18, 2014, at 3:14 p.m.

PLYMOUTH, Maine — A state trooper is OK after a flying turkey flew into the windshield of his cruiser on Interstate 95 Thursday morning.

Trooper Tucker Bonnevie was on patrol in the southbound lanes when he saw a flock of turkeys in the highway’s median, Maine State Police spokesman Stephen McCausland said.

One turkey took flight before it struck the trooper’s windshield, McCausland said. A large dent was left in the windshield on the driver’s side, he added.

Bonnevie managed to escape injury, while damage to the cruiser was confined to the windshield. printed on July 24, 2017