March 31, 2015
JACKSON, Mich. (AP) - Wild turkeys are turning into bullies in
one Michigan town.
Tri-County International Trucks employee Dave Dodes told the
Jackson Citizen Patriot that three of the birds scared a truck
driver so much he stayed in his vehicle when he stopped at the
truck service shop Friday.
He said a company worker had to create a diversion so the driver
could escape, and the turkeys chased both men inside the building
in an industrial area at the edge of Jackson, Mich.
Dodes says the birds had been seen near the building for a long
time but only recently turned aggressive.
He says "they're not afraid of traffic, and now they chase
Jackson is about 65 miles west of Detroit.
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