November 29, 2014 1:00 pm -

There are many places to get your Thanksgiving turkey, but one flying through your windshield isn’t usually one of them.


[su_thin_right_skyscraper_ad]A Lubbock, Texas Wrecker driver had a very big surprise crash through his windshield on Thanksgiving morning—a turkey.

Kameron Schrader makes a living helping people get out of difficult road situations as a Wrecker operator. Thanksgiving morning brought one straight into his lap…

“By the time I got stopped, I realized it was a big ol’ turkey,” Schrader said. “And then kind of started thinking about it being Thanksgiving, and it was kind of ironic.”

The 30-pound turkey had already passed away, and Schrader needed to decide what to do while he cleaned his truck in the cold.

His decision was to give it to a local family.

“A little family came out and I asked them if they could use it because obviously, there’s nothing I could do with it,” Schrader said. “They were pretty excited, it was a pretty good-sized turkey, so he took it up to the house and I guess they got a turkey dinner out of it.”


D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

6 responses to Turkey That Crashed Through Windshield Became Family Dinner

  1. rg9rts November 29th, 2014 at 1:28 pm

    True story about why you should always leave the house dressed…One morning a woman had to take her children to school and just jumped into the SUV in her teddy and house coat..dropped them off and on the way home had a turkey go through her wind shield…meanwhile there was a TV crew from ABC TV New York in town and heard on the scanner about the mishap…slow news day they scooted down the road in time to catcjh her at here best and she made the 5:00 pm news …teddy and all…no injuries except to the turkey…deceased

  2. StoneyCurtisll November 29th, 2014 at 1:28 pm

    it’s true..
    Turkeys can fly…
    Not very high or very far..
    But I have seen them ‘flying’ across the highway..

    • FrankenPC . November 29th, 2014 at 1:48 pm

      I’ve seen them on top of my neighbors roof. They have to be flying at some point.

    • mea_mark November 29th, 2014 at 1:56 pm

      They roost high up in trees, they got to get there somehow.

  3. R.J. Carter November 29th, 2014 at 3:19 pm

    And I thought Tennessee was the ‘volunteer’ state.

  4. fancypants November 29th, 2014 at 9:25 pm

    A Lubbock, Texas Wrecker driver

    its understandable from here…