CLINTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Hunterdon County) – A cow died early Friday Friday morning after being hit by a car in Hunterdon County, according to Clinton Township Police Administrative Division Commander Lt. Harry P. Bugal Jr.
On September 2, at around 1:53 a.m., police responded to the area of Route 31 South just prior to Molasses Hill for a single-vehicle crash, Bugal Jr. said.
A Ford Focus, driven by a 26-year-old man, was travelling in the left lane of Route 31 South when a cow from a local farm entered the roadway causing the vehicle to strike the cow, Bugal Jr. said.
The cow died due to the impact, The owner of the cow was notified and removed it from the roadway, Bugal Jr. said.
The driver and passenger, 24-year-old man, were not injured, Bugal Jr. said.
The vehicle was disabled from the crash and towed from the scene, Bugal Jr. said.