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Truck hauling cattle overturns on interstate near Butte; one cow killed

Posted at 2:34 PM, Sep 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-19 16:34:45-04

Montana highway patrol troopers got to play cowboy on Wednesday - rounding up stray cattle.

A semi truck hauling the cattle overturned just after 1 p.m. Wednesday.

The incident happened on south-bound I-15 at the I-90 junction and no other vehicles were involved in the crash.

The Montana Highway Patrol reports speed was a factor and the driver lost control of the truck on the sharp curve at the interchange.

The driver was not injured in the crash.

The truck was hauling 37 cows. One cow was euthanized at the scene due to severe injuries, all the other animals survived.