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Bull is loose in St. Louis after truck crash

By Associated Press

St. Louis, MO – A year-old bull is on the loose in St. Louis while 44 others that also survived last night's crash downtown are being held for pickup.

Animal rescue crews say 62 bulls were on a double decker truck that crashed on a ramp from the Poplar Street Bridge in St. Louis. They were headed from Kentucky to a feed lot in Colorado.

The truck overturned on a ramp just before midnight when the load shifted.

Forty-four are alive, but bruised and battered, and at a makeshift corral northwest of downtown. Seventeen are dead. One remains loose. The accident occurred near the St. Louis Gateway Arch grounds.

It happened a year after a double-decker horse trailer packed with 42 horses en route to an Illinois slaughterhouse crashed on Interstate-44 in Franklin County.

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