I never met Scrubby, but many residents knew the wild turkey fondly. The Post-Gazette reports that Scrubby was killed last Friday, presumably hit by a passing car:
So it did not come as a shock when residents near the Elm Spring and Scrubgrass Road intersection of Mt. Lebanon learned Friday that Scrubby, the caring wild turkey who often made its home near – and in – the road, was the victim of a deadly game of turkey plays chicken.Read more:
“It was not surprising, but is sad,” said Judy Campbell, a crossing guard for the school district and one of the last who saw Scrubby alive.
- Life on the road comes to an end (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)