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Cattle escape after truck crash in Marathon CountySubmitted: 09/26/2016
MARATHON COUNTY - Highway 29 in Marathon County needed to be shut down for a time after cattle escaped from a trailer following a crash.

It happened at 11:15 p.m. Sunday when a tractor-trailer rolled on Highway 29, at County Y in the Town of Norrie.


There were 32 cattle in the trailer, and several got loose.

The cows started traveling east along Highway 29.

A second crash was triggered by the cattle, causing minor injuries to the driver.

Highway 29 was closed down until about 4:30 a.m. Monday. Drivers are asked to be careful traveling in the Hatley area until all the cows are accounted for.

Story By: Newswatch 12 News Team

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