Last runaway cow from Georgia interstate crash caught

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WATCH: Cows Run Loose On Georgia Interstate After Trailer Overturns

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Two weeks after a trailer hauling 89 cows tipped over on I-285 in suburban Atlanta, the last runaway calf has been caught, the Georgia Department of Transportation said Monday.

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GDOT crews had been working to get the cow "out of harm's way" Monday morning, according to a tweet from the agency's metro Atlanta district. The tweet showed the animal in a wooded area.

The cow was near Cobb Parkway at the I-285 and I-75 exchange, GDOT spokeswoman Natalie Dale told AJC.com.

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It was rescued by authorities just after 2 p.m. Monday

The cow was one of several calves that roamed free near the interstate on Oct. 1 after the trailer crashed shortly before 4 a.m. on the I-285 East ramp at the I-75 interchange, causing a traffic nightmare that lasted much of the day. Eleven cows were killed in the crash.

Crews spent nearly all day rounding up the cows, several of which made their way onto interstate highways and nearby roads and parks.