Cow causes traffic mess on Highway 288

Traffic snarled after SUV hits stray cow, Houston firefighters said

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SUV hits cow on Highway 288

HOUSTON - A driver in an SUV hit and killed a stray cow near Orem late Friday night, Houston firefighters said.

Traffic was snarled for miles on Highway 288 as crews worked to clear the scene.

The SUV driver wasn't injured, authorities said.

The vehicle had to be towed away.

Investigators worked Friday night to determine where the cow came from and how it ended up in on the highway.

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