Vehicle / Cow Accident


On 07-07-15 at approximately 4:20 a.m. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a truck that struck a calf that entered the roadway. A 2004 Kenworth T300 truck driven by Jonathan Owen Niece of Ankney, IA was heading south in the 3000 block of 420th Av. when he struck a calf that had gotten loose and entered the roadway. Niece was not able to avoid the calf. Damage to the truck was estimated at $1000 to the front guard on the truck. The calf, owned by Heather Ann Titus of Graettinger, IA died from the accident. The calf had an estimated value of $500. There were no injuries reported in this accident.