Search continues for missing steers after crash in Marshall County

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MARSHALL COUNTY, Ky. (KBSI) – A team of wranglers continues to try to round up missing cattle from a Wednesday night crash on Interstate 24 near the 30 mile marker.

The search team is asking the public to be on the lookout for the animals in the Grand Rivers and Calvert City area.

All but four of the 12 steers that initially escaped have been captured, according to Livingston County Emergency Management Director Daniel Newcom. The steers still on the loose are near KY 453 Grand Rivers Exit 31 Interchange.

Three steers were located Thursday. One steers was at the Calvert City Country Club and another near the race track off the I-24/I-69 Exit 25 Interchange. Four more were located Friday. One was located near the Tennessee River Bridge, the others just to the north and south of the KY 453 Grand Rivers Exit 31 Interchange.

Anyone who spots the missing animals is asked to quickly report the specific location to the nearest 911 call center.

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department, Marshall County Sheriff’s Department, and Marshall County Emergency Management supported by a voluntary group of farmers and wranglers are assisting with the search for the missing animals.

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