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Cattle killed on interstate

Local - 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.


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