100-pound pig rescued from under semi after falling out of trailer on I-25

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FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Southbound Interstate 25 reopened Thursday morning after animal control officers had to rescue a 100-pound pig that curled up under a semitrailer after falling out.

The incident happened just before 8:30 a.m. on I-25 near Harmony Road. The pig fell out of the trailer bleeding, then curled up underneath it.

Southbound I-25 was shut down as animal control worked to remove the pig.

The pig was tranquilized and safely removed. The interstate reopened about 9:30 a.m.