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Falling Mystery Meat Confounds Florida Family

Family woken up by crash of 15 pounds of frozen sausage
By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 18, 2017 12:00 PM CDT

(Newser) – The weather in Florida can be wild, but we're not sure it's ever rained frozen meat before. WPLG reports a Deerfield Beach family was woken up by a loud noise Saturday morning. Travis Adair says it sounded "like thunder." The actual cause was less meteorological: The family found two packages of frozen Italian sausage in the yard and another three on the roof.

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The packages—containing 15 pounds of sausage in total—were marked with the name of an Alabama land-clearing company, but the company claims the sausage is a mystery to it as well. It's a mystery the Adair family still hopes to solve. "I thought possibly it had fallen from a plane," Adair's wife, Jennie, says. "I thought possibly it was something to do with a drug deal or something." (Read more sausage stories.)

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