Cattle killed after trailer rolled over on Central Texas highway

Published: Oct. 5, 2021 at 11:02 AM CDT
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WACO, Texas (KWTX) - Police said several heads of cattle were killed when the trailer hauling the livestock rolled on Highway 6 Tuesday morning.

Police responded to the scene at about 5:30 a.m. Officers learned the driver veered off the highway, causing the truck and trailer to overturn.

News 10 originally reported in between 30 to 40 heads of cattle were killed. A police spokesperson clarified “just 38 cattle were on the trailer” and police are “not sure if they all died or not.”

The police spokesperson said the driver of the cattle trailer was not injured.

The wreck affected traffic on West highway 6 near Buzbee Feed and Seed, where the truck rolled over.

It took crews several hours to clear the scene.

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