Hundreds of piglets involved in crash
A semi-trailered vehicle had an accident in Delaware County, resulting in a
2-hour road closure and the released of an unknown amount of piglets into the
wild, killing approximately 335, according to Sheriff's Department Sgt., Dave
Rural firefighters and volunteers saved most of the 1,975 pigs in the
Nearby hog farmer, Kaye Whitehead, said the pigs weigh 9 - 14
pounds and were most likely around two weeks old.
Pigs were found in a nearby corn field and Whitehead estimated
less than a dozen baby pigs remain in the area, however, chances of survival
would be limited because of their young age.
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