Cars collide with escaped cows in Newton County

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COVINGTON, Ga. - Escaped cows caused five crashes in Newton County Thursday morning.

Authorities in Newton County said the cows got loose from their pasture and wandered into the road at the intersection of Highway 278 and Highway 142.

Some of the cows were hit, but officials could not confirm how many were killed or had to be put down.

No people were injured in the crashes.