National News

Cow herd kills German woman hiker in Austria

By The Associated Press

VIENNA - Police say a herd of cows attacked and killed a German woman hiking through their fenced-in pasture after apparently being riled by the sight of her leashed dog.

They said Tuesday the 45-year old victim was rushed by about 20 cows and their calves. Attempts by an emergency crew to revive her were unsuccessful.

The attack occurred Monday on a mountain pasture in Austria's Tyrol province. The woman's name was not released, in accordance with Austrian confidentiality rules.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Hikers rescued from Dewdney Mountain
 
Concerns about imported fill flow at gravel pit meeting
 
Comox Valley United whips Westcastle 3-1 in VISL Div. 1 soccer
Profile: Port Alberni city council candidate Malcolm Menninga
 
Helijet eyes Nanaimo skies
 
Former South Surrey agent’s arrest makes international headlines
Strong police presence at Cruise-In
 
Four arrested in Langley City home invasion
 
COLUMN: Twin Peaks’ Kootenay/Boundary connections

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 20 edition online now. Browse the archives.