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.
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.