ALTA (AP) — Greenbrier County emergency officials say 19 cattle were killed by a pair of tractor-trailers after they escaped from a farm and wandered onto Interstate 64.
Media outlets report that the accident occurred around 1:43 a.m. Wednesday in the Alta area.
Several cattle were euthanized because of their injuries. The others were killed instantly.
The accident closed the eastbound lanes until about 5 a.m.
One driver suffered minor injuries while the other driver wasn’t injured.