23 cows dead after crash involving cow trailer in Delaware

NEW CASTLE, Del. - June 20, 2013

The News Journal of Wilmington reports 23 of the 42 cows in the trailer died or had to be euthanized after Saturday's wreck on I-495. A few of the cows got loose after the crash and were found on the roadway.

All the cows were pregnant Holsteins from a Pennsylvania farm bound for Jordan. The cows were to have been loaded onto a ship that sailed later Saturday.

The driver of the trailer was cited for inattentive driving.

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Information from: The News Journal of Wilmington, Del., http://www.delawareonline.com

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