GREEN BAY AREA REGIONAL NEWS: Brown County

UPDATE: Driver thought he was still on Hwy 29, crashed at roundabout, 12 cows dead

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MONDAY 4/19/2021 11:15 a.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – The incident involving a cattle truck crashing at the roundabout at Packerland and WIS 29, resulted in 12 cows dying.

According to the Brown County Sheriff’s Office, the truck was carrying 36 total cows and 24 were able to be rounded up after the incident. The other 12 died or needed to be put down.

The driver thought he was still on Highway 29 and he took the ramp to Packerland and crashed in the roundabout, according to authorities. The incident happened around 4:50 a.m. and was cleared around 9:30 a.m.

The driver was not injured and the cows were reportedly going to JBS.

The crash is being investigated by the Brown County Sheriff’s Office.

ORIGINAL: Roundabout at Packerland and WIS-29 blocked due to cattle trailer incident

MONDAY 4/19/2021 6:41 a.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – A second incident involving a cattle trailer has caused the roundabout at Packerland and WIS 29 to be blocked.

First responders are on the scene, there is no information on the cause of the accident.

There is no information on how long the closure is expected to last.

Earlier on Monday, a cattle truck tipped over, trapping multiple cows on I-43 in Green Bay.

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