Jogger struck by hawk

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KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 27 (UPI) -- A Missouri man who felt something hit the back of his head while he was jogging in the early morning said he believes he was attacked by a hawk.

Brian Foster, 29, an employee of KMBC-TV in Kansas City, said he was jogging at the corner of 147th Street and Metcalf Avenue about 5 a.m. Thursday when he felt something strike the back of his head, KMBC-TV reported.


Foster, who was not seriously injured, said he quickly turned around and spotted a bird he believes to be a hawk flying away.

KMBC said there have been several hawk sightings in the area and officials have warned residents of aggressive hawks attacking small pets.

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