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By Tim Leeds 

Three cows already hit on Beaver Creek Highway

Superintendent says reflectors may be a problem but urges drivers to use caution


September 11, 2018

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

A Dodge Ram passes by a cow on Montana Secondary Highway 234, Beaver Creek Highway, Monday. Beaver Creek Park Superintendant Chad Edgar told the Hill County Park Board Monday that three car-cow crashes had happened in the park by Friday, the fourth day cows were on the park.

With cattle on Beaver Creek Park less than a week, the park superintendent said Monday three vehicles have hit the animals already.

"We've actually had three traffic hits, Thursday and Friday, two really bad nights," Superintendent Chad Edgar told the Hill County Park Board during its monthly meeting Monday that a car hit a cow Thursday and two car-cow crashes happened Friday.

The park board leases grazing to local cattle producers from the day after Labor Day to the first of the year.

He said he thinks part of the problem is new reflective markers put up on some parts of the highway to...

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