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Wayward cows cause accidents on 395

Escaped cattle wreaked havoc on Highway 395 Thursday night, causing at least two accidents, directly and indirectly.

According to the Nevada Highway Patrol, a red Subaru wagon traveling southbound at approximately 6:40 p.m. struck at least one wayward bovine, possibly two, near the intersection of Airport Road. The car suffered major damage, but the driver only minor cuts and bruises.

According to eye witnesses, the cattle perished and were visible on the roadway. One lane was closed down and traffic diverted as crews cleared the scene.

According to NHP Public Affairs Coordinator Barb Stapleton, a second accident occurred shortly after …

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The Record Courier Updated Mar 8, 2013 05:47PM Published Mar 8, 2013 02:51PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.