Motorcyclist dies after being hit by wild turkey

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A motorcyclist died Sunday morning after a wild turkey hit her on Hwy 97 near Moro, Oregon.

Oregon State Police said the turkey hit a commercial truck and then the motorcyclist, 55-year-old Vanesa Gunther of Junction City.

The impact forced Gunther into the oncoming lane and then the guardrail. She died from her injuries at the scene.

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