April 07, 2020

Motorist nearly hits cow crossing the road

HAMPDEN – It was a close encounter of the bovine kind for one motorist who reported that he nearly hit a cow crossing Back Winterport Road in Hampden Monday afternoon.

The cow was one of about 40 cows that escaped through a hole in a fence that lines the nearby farm property, Hampden police Officer Chip Briggs reported Monday afternoon. Briggs said a farm hand arrived to take the cows back to the farm. No other information was available.

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