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Cattle Truck Crashes Near Abilene

KSAL Staff - October 22, 2014 7:58 am

Emergency responders, and a veterinarian, were on the scene of a crash involving a truck full of cattle in Dickinson County early Wednesday morning.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, at about 3:30 in the morning a semi transporting a load of cattle along Interstate 70 crashed. The semi was headed west, and rolled onto its side into the north ditch.

The truck was carrying 61 cattle. Multiple cows were injured in the crash, including four that died. Portions of the road were closed while officials worked the scene, and rounded up cattle.

The driver was not hurt.

The crash happened on westbound I 70, at mile marker 278 near Abilene.

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