We’ve heard of some bizarre hunting accidents/injuries but this one invovling a goose nailing a hunter in the head after being shot is stranger than most.

An Eastern Shore waterfowl hunter is in stable condition today at University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center after he was knocked unconscious by a dead goose falling from the sky.

Robert Meilhammer, 51, of Crapo, was hunting with others shortly before 5 p.m. in the 25000 block of Voit Road in Easton, near the Miles River, when the group fired on a flock of geese overhead.

One goose fell about 90 feet to the ground and struck Meilhammer, knocking him out and causing head and facial injuries. When he came to, he was able to say who he was but was hazy about other details.

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