Police say a bull on the loose died after it was struck by an officer who was responding to an emergency call.

The accident happened around 1 a.m. Tuesday near the intersection of Loop 1604 and Kilmarnoch Lane.

The officer was not injured, but his vehicle was totaled and police said the bull died upon impact.

Police said there had reportedly been calls from residents for days about a loose bull in the area, but it was never caught.