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Cattle Truck Overturned, Snarling Interstate 65 Northbound Traffic

GILES COUNTY, Tenn. (WHNT) – Traffic headed northbound on Interstate 65 hit a major delay due to an overturned cattle truck.

Various WHNT NEWS 19 crews were in the area and reported total blockage of the northbound lanes at mile marker 18 in Tennessee.   Authorities got on horseback trying to round up cattle  in the median and along the interstate.

We’re told there were about 63 cows being transported, 24 of them were accounted for and four of them were euthanized on the scene by veterinarians.

By 5 p.m. traffic was moving smoothly once again.