The Iowa State Patrol says a pheasant caused a fatal accident in Greene County on Friday.
The Patrol accident report says 30-year-old Theodore McGinnis of Des Moines was driving on a county road near Jefferson, when evidence shows a pheasant hit the car around 4:30 AM.
The investigation shows McGinnis ran off the road and then over corrected before ending up in a ditch. The accident was reported at 6:30 a-m and McGinnis was found dead at the scene. The report says, McGinnis was wearing a seat belt.