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Nineteen cattle killed on I-64 after escaping state farm

ALTA, W.Va. -- Greenbrier County emergency officials say 19 cattle were killed by a pair of tractor-trailers after they escaped from a farm and wandered onto Interstate 64.

Media outlets report that the accident occurred around 1:43 a.m. today 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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