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Letter: Alegre truck driver brakes for turkey

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Posted: Thursday, July 3, 2014 12:40 am

Cheers to the Alegre truck driver who was driving a double dirt hauler and making a left-hand turn off Lower Sacramento Road to Highway 12 on the morning of June 24. He came to a full stop in the intersection to allow a female wild turkey to cross. He blew his air horn and all, but she ignored the noise and slowly trotted to the other side.

Anyway, according to the locals, she has been living on the famous “Walmart will never come to Lodi” lot and evidently has become a fixture at the busy intersection.

If Walmart ever breaks ground, you can be sure the bird activists will start protesting for her “squatter’s rights!”

Moe Gritsch

Lodi

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