VIDEO: Cow runs loose on I-295 off-ramp

HAMILTON TWP., N.J. (WPVI) -- A cow was captured after running loose on an off-ramp from Interstate 295 in Hamilton Township, Mercer County.

The incident was reported around 8:30 a.m. Friday at NB exit 60B.

Video fromAction News viewer Arcadio Rivera showed the cow running in the grassy median.

Viewer Audrey Cooper caught this video of the cow running past her car window.

Moments later, video from Chopper 6 showed the cow surrounded by nearly a dozen police vehicles.

The cow was tied to a guard rail and, soon after, officers were seen struggling to load the cow into a truck.

It was later learned that the cow had escaped from Halal Meats of Trenton, which is about three miles away from the incident.

Police say the animal was tranquilized, but died a short time after being captured.


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