People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals asked the state of Utah to erect a roadside memorial for hundreds of Turkeys who died in a crash on April 24. The state doesn’t believe Turkeys deserve such an honor.
Amy Meyer, a Salt Lake City resident, sent a request to erect the memorial on behalf of People for Ethical Treatment of Animals Wednesday. The response from UDOT, which is addressed to Meyer, was written by region director TeriAnne Newell.
“I reviewed your request for a memorial sign on SR-189 near Deer Creek Reservoir,” Newell wrote. “This request does not meet the policy standards ...