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Man injured after being attacked by cow in Hackettstown

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – A Warren County man was injured after he was attacked by a cow Tuesday morning in Hackettstown.

The incident happened at around 10:03 a.m. at the Livestock Auction Market, located at 225 West Stiger St, police said.

When officer’s arrived on scene, the 18-year-old man from Independence Twp., NJ, was conscious and alert, police said.

Through a police investigation it was determined that the man was attempting to put a cow into a stall when the cow pushed back and charged at him. He then got knocked into a gate and fell down a concrete ramp, police said.

The man, whose name was not released, suffered head and facial injuries. He was transported to Morristown Medical Center by Hackettstown Rescue Squad, police said.

Assisting at the scene was the Saint Clare’s Paramedics.

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