Truck driver cited in pig-hauler crash

Semi hauling pigs crashes on US 35 bypass in Greene County. (WDTN Photo/Justin Kraus)
Semi hauling pigs crashes on US 35 bypass in Greene County. (WDTN Photo/Justin Kraus)

XENIA, Ohio (WDTN) – The driver of the truck that crashed sending a more than two-thousand pigs onto the roadway has been cited for failure to maintain reasonable control according to the Greene County Sheriff’s Office.

44-year-old Terry Alley from Lafayette, Indiana is scheduled to appear in Xenia Municipal Court on Friday, June 12.

As of Tuesday 75 to 100 piglets were still unaccounted for.

A semi transporting the pigs crashed on the US Route 35 bypass Monday night shutting down the highway for some eight hours while law enforcement and volunteers worked to corral the animals.

Greene County Sheriff deputies estimate 1,100 pigs died. Any left alive are believed to still be in the wooded area near the crash scene.

Police advise that anyone who does spot a pig, to call police and alert them.

 

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