Big rig hits, kills cow on far South Side

Cow died after accident, no other injuries reported

SAN ANTONIO – A big rig driver fatally struck a cow on the far South Side early Wednesday morning.

San Antonio police received calls about a cow on the loose around 2 a.m.

Officers found the cow on Loop 410 near Roosevelt and attempted to divert traffic when the animal was struck.

The 18-wheeler had minor damage to the front and the cow died. The driver and officers at the scene were not injured.

The highway was closed for several hours while police cleared the scene.

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