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Md. Woman Hurt In Attack By Injured Cow

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TANEYTOWN, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say a Taneytown woman is recovering from injuries she suffered when a cow charged and pinned her against a car.

Trooper James Lantz tells the Carroll County Times that the woman was taken to Shock Trauma in Baltimore after the incident Wednesday night on Route 40 a few miles west of Taneytown.

He says the cow had been struck by a car on the highway. The woman was a bystander at the scene when the injured animal attacked. State police then shot and killed the cow.

Lantz says the occupants of the car that hit the cow weren’t hurt.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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