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100 pigs die after hauler overturns in Illinois


A truck carrying 3,000 pigs has overturned in Illinois, with 100 dying during the incident.


The lorry overturned between Casey and Greenup.


Illonois State Police Tweeted about the incident.


They said, “A traffic crash has set nearly 3000 piglets are loose for an apparent refreshing mud bath near milepost 127 (2 miles west of Casey). Troopers are on scene assisting with corralling the spa goers!”


The remaining pigs were taken to their original destination of Indiana.