UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) – State police say a woman blames her coffee-drinking pet parrot for distracting her moments before she crashed her car into a guardrail in Pennsylvania.
Troopers from Uniontown say the 35-year-old woman was driving on a South Union Township road just before 5 p.m. Tuesday when she noticed the bird pecking at the lid of her coffee cup. The woman says she struck the guardrail when she glanced down to see what the bird was doing.READ MORE: Car Crashes Into, Ignites Biomat USA Plasma Center On Western Avenue; Three Dead, Multiple Injured
The woman told police that the bird likes to drink coffee – and they also found bird seed in a cup holder next to the coffee and a few feathers nearby.
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The bird was safely removed from the vehicle.In-Person Graduation Ceremonies For Pittsburgh Public Schools Taking Place At Petersen Events Center
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