Dozens Of Birds Died After Flying Into A Car On The Autobahn

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A car driving on the Austrian autobahn collided with a flock of starlings today, leaving as many as 100 of the birds dead, the AP reported.The birds descended suddenly from a powerline over the highway in the western part of the country and hit with the car. The driver was not hurt.

A report from the Austrian Press Agency did not specify the how fast the car was driving, but the speed limit is about 80 mph.

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