A vehicle struck a turkey on state Highway 133 Wednesday afternoon. Two people received medical attention following the accident.

Two people received medical attention after their vehicle struck a turkey on state Highway 133 south of Blair on Wednesday afternoon.

Washington County sheriff's deputies and Fort Calhoun Rescue members responded to the scene at around 12:30 p.m.

According to Capt. Aaron Brensel, a grey Kia SUV driven by Noemi Acosta-Perez, 20, was traveling northbound on Highway 133 when it struck a wild turkey flying over the highway. The windshield of the Kia was shattered from the impact.

Noemi Acosta-Perez and passenger Jacqueline Acosta-Perez, 22, were treated by Fort Calhoun Rescue members for minor cuts. They were transported to CHI Health Immanuel Medical Center in Omaha.

They were both wearing seatbelts.

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