STANTON, Neb. -- Authorities in northeast Nebraska say a cow is dead and a man is recovering after a car crash.
The Stanton County Sheriff's Office says they were called Thursday night about a car versus cow accident south of Stanton on Highway 57.
Authorities say the accident happened when a car driving by a man from St. Paul hit a large cow on the highway.
The crash killed the cow and sent the car into a ditch. The driver was taken to a hospital in Norfolk by EMS.
The sheriff's office said seatbelts were used with airbags that prevented serious injuries.
The car is considered a total loss.