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Semi Truck Hauling Cattle Overturns On Hwy 60

(Orange City) -- Northbound traffic on Hwy. 60 near Carnes was limited to one lane after a semi truck and trailer overturned.  The accident occurred at about 1:00 p.m.  The trailer was carrying 30 head of market cattle.  Sioux County Deputy Ryan McCrory describes the scene.

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The trailer landed on its side.  Sioux County officials did not identify the driver, but did indicate that the driver of the semi was uninjured from the mishap.  However, three head of cattle did parish as a result of the accident.  Sioux county authorities and Alton Fire Department responded to the accident scene.  Several head of cattle wandered to a nearby cornfield, where officials and other volunteers attempted to corral the cattle and wait for another truck to transport them to market.  The semi trailer was listed as a total loss.  Authorities are still investigating the accident.

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