Wednesday, November 23, 2005

More Than One Use for a Turkey

Laura Erickson has a report of a frozen turkey being used to rescue passengers from a burning car:

When they got to the car, Copsy, 42, said he couldn't open the door. Inside, he could see an elderly man in the driver's seat. A female passenger sat next to him, her face white. He tried to smash the glass with his foot, but couldn't do it. In his hands, he held a 20-pound frozen Norbest turkey he and his son had just bought for Thanksgiving.

''I said, `Hell, I'll just use the damn turkey.' And that's what I did,'' Copsy said. He yelled for the driver to cover his face, and used the turkey to smash out three windows.
That is certainly resourceful thinking on the rescuer's part. I am not sure if I would have thought of that.