10/9/2013 4:40 PM
by Courtney Rosemond
ALTA – 19 cattle are killed by two tractor-trailers after they escaped from a farm and wandered onto Interstate 64.
911 dispatchers say the accident occurred around 1:43 a.m. Wednesday in the Alta area.
Several cattle were euthanized because of their injuries. The others were killed instantly. The accident closed the eastbound lanes until about 5 a.m. One driver suffered minor injuries while the other driver wasn't injured.