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Cows killed following two-vehicle collision just west of Peterborough: OPP

Cows killed in crash west of Peterborough: OPP
Two cows were killed following a crash on Hwy. 7 in Cavan Monaghan Township on Tuesday night.

Peterborough County say two cows were killed after a truck towing a cattle trailer crashed following a collision just west of the city on Tuesday night.

OPP say around 6:30 p.m. a car travelling eastbound on Stewart Line allegedly failed to stop at a red light at the intersection and collided with a truck towing a livestock trailer that was travelling northbound on Hwy. 7

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The trailer ended up on its side.

Hwy. 7 was closed at North Monaghan Parkway for a short time as other cattle inside the trailer were moved to another vehicle, police said.

Police say neither driver was injured.

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On Wednesday afternoon, OPP stated Daniel McHattie, 43, of Cavan-Monaghan Township was charged with failure to stop at a red light.

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