Milk truck strikes, kills two cows

Deputies: Truck sustains moderate damage

Published On: Nov 23 2012 07:58:01 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 23 2012 08:03:38 AM CST
CLARNO TOWNSHIP, Wis. -

The driver of a milk truck came upon cattle on Highway 11 and was unable to avoid striking and killing two cows, according to the Green County Sheriff’s Office.

James Munn, 26, of Orfordville, was driving the milk truck west in the W7200 block of Highway 11 in Clarno Township at about 7 p.m. Thursday when he said he came across numerous head of cattle in the lane.

Munn told authorities he braked and swerved but was unable to miss two cows.

The milk truck sustained moderate front end damage and was towed from the scene, according to deputies.

The owner of the cows was contacted to remove the animals.