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May 23, 2014

Cattle truck overturns on I-29 near Platte City

No one was injured in the early Friday crash along Interstate 29 near Platte City. The truck was carrying about 40 head of cattle and some of the animals were injured.

The driver of a cattle truck escaped injuries when a tractor-trailer overturned on Interstate 29 near Platte City early Friday

The southbound truck crashed after it went into the median about 1:45 a.m. Friday.

Traffic was limited to one lane in both directions for a while while emergency crews worked to clear the scene.

The left lane of northbound I-29 remained closed at 7 a.m.

The truck was carrying about 40 head of cattle, according to media reports. Some of the cattle escaped while some of the animals were injured.

Robert A. Cronkleton, bcronkleton@kcstar.com

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