Semi hauling cattle overturns, closes SR 32 in Boone County

(WISH Photo/Kevin Ratermann)
(WISH Photo/Kevin Ratermann)

BOONE COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) — An overturned semi caused the closure of a Boone County road for hours Friday morning.

Authorities said a semi hauling a trailer full of cattle overturned around 1:30 a.m. on State Road 32 near State Road 75, not far from Western Boone Jr.-Sr. High School.

The driver was unhurt, but police said some of the 63 cattle aboard have died.

As the cattle are rounded up, they are being taken to a local farm.

State Road 32 is expected to remain closed until around 10 a.m