Semi carrying hogs overturns on Highway 20 near Dike - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

Semi carrying hogs overturns on Highway 20 near Dike


A semi-trailer carrying over 180 hogs overturned on Highway 20 around 5:00 a.m. Wednesday near Dike in Grundy County.

The semi driver said it was the windy weather that caused him to overturn. Hogs were wandering all over the highway. It took nearly three hours to round up them up and get the accident cleaned up.

"This ones been relatively mild. They are doing a good job keeping them hurled. We had a few strayed away half mile, but they have been taken care of on an individual basis," said Rick Penning, Grundy County Sheriff.

No people were injured. Several hogs did die.


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