Cow injured, euthanized after fall from truck on I-20 in Pearl

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Cow injured, euthanized after fall from truck on I-20 in Pearl

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Morning traffic was snagged for a while along I-20 westbound in Pearl Tuesday morning. A cow fell off a truck and made its way to the grassy shoulder of the roadway near Airport Road.

Cow injured, euthanized after fall from truck on I-20 in Pearl
Cow injured, euthanized after fall from truck on I-20 in Pearl (Source: WLBT)

The original plan was to have the cow tranqulized by Rankin County Animal Control so it could be moved, but a city spokesman says the animal was too badly injured, and unfortunately it had to be euthanized.

A veterinarian was also on the scene. The animal was removed by MDOT.

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