Semi collides with cattle
September 08, 2015
13 HEAD OF CATTLE WERE KILLED EARLY FRIDAY WHEN A SEMI TRACTOR-TRAILER COLLIDED WITH THE ANIMALS ON HIGHWAY 75 NEAR ROCK RAPIDS.
THE LYON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAYS 57-YEAR-OLD DAVID MCCOMBS OF POLK CITY, IOWA WAS SOUTHBOUND AND HAD CRESTED A HILL WHEN HE SAW 20 TO 30 CATTLE ON THE ROADWAY. HE STRUCK THE HERD, KILLING 13.
MCCOMBS WASN’T INJURED.
DAMAGE TO THE SEMI WAS ESTIMATED AT $1,500.
THE COLLISION TOOK PLACE SHORTLY AFTER 3:00 A.M.
THE LYON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE WAS ASSISTED BY THE ROCK RAPIDS FIRE DEPARTMENT AND THE IOWA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
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