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Numerous cattle killed after semi crashes | Rural Radio Network

Numerous cattle killed after semi crashes

Numerous cattle killed after semi crashes
Courtesy/York Fire Department. Tipped over cattle trailer.

YORK – A semitrailer hauling cattle rolled over late Sunday afternoon on Highway 81 near Mycogen west of York.

The York Fire Department was dispatched at 5:41 p.m. to the rollover. According to the York County Sheriff’s Office, a southbound tractor-trailer hauling 31 head of cattle driven by Kelly Fritz of Fullerton lost control of the semi, over-corrected and rolled the semitrailer.

RRN/Tipped over cattle trailer.

Fritz was taken to York General with unknown injuries. Seven cattle were killed in the accident. A portable corral was built for the rest of the cattle to escape the trailer. Seatbelt was in use by Fritz. Traffic was reduced to one lane during the cleanup.

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