EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWS19 Cattle Killed On I-64 After Escaping Greenbrier County Farm
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Reported by: Associated Press
Web Producer: Heath Harrison
Reported: Oct. 9, 2013 2:50 PM EDT
Updated: Oct. 9, 2013 2:56 PM EDT
Alta, Greenbrier County , West Virginia
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. 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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