Semi carrying pigs crashes

A semi carrying pigs wrecked early Monday morning spilling its load along Interstate 64.

It happened in the eastbound lanes near the 68 milemarker in Scott County.

It was hauling 83 pigs from Iowa to Knoxville. Many died in the wreck or later on the scene. Other pigs roamed around in the ditch where the truck crashed.

One lane had to be blocked around 8 a.m. as a wrecker arrvied to pick up the semi.

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