Truck strikes cow, ends up in pond near Miner

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

MINER, Mo. -- Traffic was diverted from a portion of Route HH early this morning after a cow was reportedly struck by a truck on the highway.

According to reports, the truck left the roadway and entered a pond. The Miner Police Department assisted the Missouri State Highway Patrol with the traffic diversion while the truck was pulled out from the pond. At about 9 a.m., the truck had been completely removed from the pond, enabling authorities to open one lane to traffic in the area.

As of press time, authorities indicated there were no injuries in the accident. No further information was available at the time.

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