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28 cattle die in crash on I-80 near USA Parkway

The scene of a cattle truck crash on Interstate 80 near USA Parkway.
The scene of a cattle truck crash on Interstate 80 near USA Parkway.(Truckee Meadows Fire & Prevention)
Published: Jun. 18, 2022 at 9:23 AM PDT|Updated: Jun. 20, 2022 at 11:56 AM PDT
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WADSWORTH, Nev. (KOLO) - The driver of a truck who allegedly caused a crash that resulted in a semi full of cattle to slide off I-80 Saturday was arrested for suspected impairment, investigators said.

Nevada State Police - Highway Patrol Division said 23 cattle died and five had to be euthanized. It is unclear at this time if and how many cattle survived the crash.

It happened around 5 a.m. June 18, 2022 at USA Parkway between Sparks and Fernley.

The interstate did not fully reopen until about 7:45 p.m.

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