Nearly 200 Pigs Killed In SW Kansas Crash

By: KAKE (Posted by Josh Mabry)
By: KAKE (Posted by Josh Mabry)

(KAKE)-- Nearly 200 pigs were killed in a semi truck crash yesterday in southwest Kansas.

The crash happened just before 3 p.m. Tuesday on K-51 highway about 7 miles north of Rolla in Morton County.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a southbound semi left the roadway, entered the ditch and turned over. The trailer was carrying 560 head of feeder pigs, and 176 were killed. The rest were transferred to another trailer

The 45-year-old driver from Ulysses was not seriously hurt

631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email:
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