Home » News
Home » News

Truck hauling 78 cattle overturns in Utah County

Published June 20, 2014 3:40 pm
This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2014, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Three cattle died after a semi truck hauling dozens of them rolled on Interstate 15 in Utah County.

The Utah Highway Patrol received a call about the crash about 2:47 p.m. Friday.

The semi was heading southbound on I-15 to go east on Highway 6 when it overturned, according to a tweet from the UHP. The semi apparently was traveling faster than the posted cautionary speed limit of 30 mph, according to UHP.

About 78 head of cattle were in the trailer. Three are confirmed dead, according to troopers.

The ramp from southbound I-15 to Highway 6 remained closed, so crews could clear the scene, until about 6:30 p.m.


Twitter: @mikeypanda






Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
comments powered by Disqus