A semi truck carrying a load of 2,200 piglets overturned in Greene County, Ohio, Monday night closing all lanes of the highway.

Dispatchers estimate at least 200-300 pigs were killed in the crash while another 1,500 were captured.

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There are multiple fire departments and law enforcement agencies on the scene as well as park rangers and farmers who worked to corral the pigs. A company from Cleveland is driving down to pick them up. Police say the truck was on the west bound ramp when he lost control and veered into a guardrail. There were two people travelling in the truck. The passenger suffered a minor injury and was removed to the hospital for treatment. The truck was enroute from South Carolina to Indiana. h/t wdtn

Local authorities are asking residences to keep on the lookout for piglets in their yard.

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