WATCH: Overturned Cattle Truck Closes Highway in K

Published 08/09 2013 07:28AM

Updated 08/09 2013 07:29AM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A truck carrying 79 cows overturned in Kansas City Friday morning, snarling traffic.

KCTV reports the westbound lanes of Interstate 70 were shut down near Benton Boulevard after the crash around 3:45 a.m.

One cow was found roaming near the scene. The remaining cattle were trapped in the wreckage.

The driver of the truck is fine. The driver's wife was riding in the cab and suffered minor injuries.

Crews are working to turn the truck over and clear the scene.

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