Man injured after driving into a flock of geese

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A Minnesota man was sent to the hospital with minor injuries after he drove his truck into a flock of geese.

The Sioux City Journal reports Brian Nielsen hit the geese as they were flying across an Iowa highway. He was taken to a Worthington hospital in a private vehicle. Nielsen estimates his 2008 Ford F-250 sustained about $3,000 damage.

Large birds pose a significant risk to aircraft, but car-goose collisions are not unheard of.

Sometimes, young fledglings make a spectacle of themselves on roads.

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