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60 hogs dead in single-vehicle wreck on Highway 187 in Arlington, Iowa

Modified Date: 
Mon, 10/03/2016 - 4:18pm
Accident Date: 
Sunday, October 2, 2016

Dozens of hogs killed when truck veers off road in NE Iowa

Authorities say about 60 hogs died when a truck hauling the animals veered off a highway in Fayette County and rolled onto its side.

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports the crashed happened Sunday afternoon on Highway 187 south of Arlington.

The sheriff's office says 45-year-old Scott Childers was driving a truck hauling the hogs when he veered onto the shoulder and lost control. The trailer eventually came to rest on its side in a ditch.

People Involved: 
Scott Childers
Roadway: 
Highway 187

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