13 cattle killed in I-81 crash

Carlisle/West Shore

Thirteen cattle died Friday morning when a tractor-trailer hauling the animals crashed on Interstate 81 north of Shippensburg, state police said.

The truck crashed in the area of mile marker 29 in Southampton Township around 7:13 a.m., closing all northbound and southbound lanes of the interstate between Exit 24 for Fayette Street and Exit 37 for Newville.

The southbound lanes reopened at 10:45 a.m. The northbound lanes reopened by noon.

Nineteen cattle survived. 

The truck driver was not injured. No other vehicles were involved.

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