PETA wants approval for monument

PETA wants approval for monument

BAXTER COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is asking the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department for approval to place a monument at the scene of a crash in Baxter County.

A truck crashed on Highway 5 on Sept. 25 killing cows, according to a news release from PETA.

The organization wants the highway department to approve a 5-foot-tall tombstone memorial at the scene of the accident.

The monument will have an image of a cow on it saying "In Memory of the Cows Who Suffered and Died at This Spot, September 2016. Try Vegan."

PETA hopes the monument will remind livestock transporters to drive safely.

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