DPS trooper injured in wreck involving cow on Highway 288


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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