18-wheeler crashes into a truck carrying livestock

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Miami television station WPLG recently reported that an 18-wheeler crashed into a truck full of livestock that was overturned on U. S. Highway 27 killing the 64-year old driver.  Florida Highway Patrol learned that the truck driver pulling a livestock trailer jackknifed after losing control.  The animals and truck parts were scattered all over the road.  About 100 animals died at the scene.  The driver of the livestock truck was not injured.