DPS trooper injured in wreck involving cow on Highway 288

The deputy was in a squad car blocking a lane of traffic on Highway 288 when a woman driving on Highway 288 hit him.

July 5, 2013 3:25:12 AM PDT
A state trooper is out of the hospital after an overnight accident involving a cow.

The trooper was inside his cruiser at the time of the crash, blocking a lane on Highway 288 near FM 523 because there was a dead cow in the road.

A woman was driving on 288 and even though she saw the patrol car, was not able to stop in time.

She rear-ended the deputy's car. He was taken to the hospital by helicopter. She was treated at the scene.

She was ticketed for failing to yield to an emergency vehicle.

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