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One hurt after three vehicles hit cow in road

A cow wandering onto Texas 36 south of Milano Friday night was hit by at least three vehicles, sending a driver to a Bryan hospital, according to Trooper Donald Delukie.

Delukie said Keisha Sams, 27, of Glenn Heights, was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital after her vehicle struck the animal about 11:20 p.m.

Other vehicles hitting the same cow were driven by Rebecca Marks, 30 of Somerville and John Jensen, 37, of Washington (Texas).

Damage to all three vehicles was termed moderate to extensive.

Delukie said it is believed other vehicles also struck the cow but drivers didn’t stop and report the incidents.

INJURY—Another injury accident was reported in the Milano area during the week.

Trooper Ernest DelBosque said vehicles operated by Bennie Swift, 63, of Rockdale, and Laura Morales, 21, of Caldwell, were in collision at 10:40 a.m. Oct. 30 on County Road 328 Milano.

Moderate damages were reported and Morales was transported to Scott & White Hospital, Temple, by AMR ambulance.

Trooper Erik Gaston said moderate damages, and no injuries, were reported in a one-vehicle crash at 1:11 a.m. Oct 31 on CR 342 southeast of Milano.

Driver was listed as Brandon Seelke, 20, of Rockdale.

Moderate damages, and no injuries, were reported in a 7:45 a.m. Oct. 31 crash on US 79 east of Milano on US 79.

Gaston said a vehicle driven by 36-year-old Michael Hannah of Austin collided with a deer.


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