Hogs Killed in Semi Rollover Near West Union


Over two dozen hogs were killed in a semi rollover east of West Union Monday morning. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says a semi loaded with market hogs lost control on Highway 18 and rolled. Around 30 hogs were killed in the accident and the rest of the hogs were taken to a local farm. Highway 18 was closed down for over an hour due to the cleanup. Authorities charged the semi driver, 23-year old Kyle Bishop of West Union, with failing to maintain control. He did not suffer any major injuries.

(Photo courtesy of Fayette County Sheriff’s Office)