Wild turkeys cause motorcycle crash in Thetford

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THETFORD — A motorcycle crash on Interstate 91 in Thetford resulted in minor injuries yesterday.

At approximately 9:01 a.m., Vermont State Police, Thetford Police Department, and Thetford Fire/EMS responded to the area of Mile Marker 81 for a motorcycle crash.

The operator was identified as Timothy Jerry, 38, of Bradford.

Jerry was operating a 2004 Honda VTX when he swerved to avoid a turkey in the road.

As a result, he went off the road into the shoulder and crashed.

Jerry was transported to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center for minor injuries.

The motorcycle was totaled.

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