New Details In Cattle-Carrying Semi Rollover Crash

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We now have new information involving a semi rollover crash involving cattle on US 41 near Evans Avenue.

On Monday evening at 5:00 P.M., Indiana State Police and Vigo County emergency agencies responded to a semi rollover crash on US 41 northbound near Evans Avenue.

There were no injuries sustained in the crash, but there were loss of cattle.

Preliminary investigation revealed a northbound 2003 Peterbuilt tractor, pulling a stock trailer loaded with 63 head of cattle failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway and rolled over. The driver was 32 year-old Michael D. Gibson of Paris, Kentucky.

Reportedly, Gibson was attempting to slow for a slowing or stopping northbound passenger car. Following the crash, emergency personnel noted nine deceased cows and the living remainder were recovered at various nearby locations north, south and east of the scene.

The semi was operating under Robert Conley Trucking of Georgetown, Kentucky. The load originated in Kentucky and was bound for Iowa.

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