Semi load of cattle overturns on blacktop between Kiowa and Burlington
Driver sustains minor injuries, four citations issued
January 19, 2022
Monday about 1:25 p.m., a semi loaded with cattle overturned east of Kiowa at Bluestem Road or 1.4 miles south of Chieftain Road.
Kansas Highway Patrol Charley Brattin worked the wreck and was assisted by numerous law enforcement agencies from Oklahoma and Kansas. That's since the wreck literally happened on the Oklahoma and Kansas stateline.
Brattin said a 2001 Peterbuilt tractor truck hauling a load of cattle was northbound on N2580 in Oklahoma. The vehicle failed to make the curve, and went off the roadway to the right. The driver was Hector Zuniga Salazar, 52, of Arapaho, Okla. The troo...