Driver dies after striking cows on highway near LaBelle
HENDRY COUNTY, Fla. (WWSB) - A driver was killed Monday morning when his car hit five cows that had wandered onto a highway in Hendry County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Investigators say the incident began just before 5 a.m. on State Road 29, about 15 miles south of LaBelle.
Five cows wandered onto the highway, south of Jackie Drive. A Ford Mustang and a Dodge Ram pickup each stuck the cows. After hitting the cows, the Mustang hit the front of the pickup.
The driver of the Ford, a 27-year-old man from LaBelle, died at the scene. The driver of the pickup sustained minor injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.
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