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Drone Video: Mercer Co. farmers work to rescue nearly 400 cows from flattened barn

Published: Sunday, November 05, 2017 @ 7:23 PM
Updated: Monday, November 06, 2017 @ 5:32 PM
By: Jeremy Wiedle

UPDATE @ 5:30 p.m.

You can view NewsCenter 7’s drone video above as neighboring farmers still work to rescue numerous cows from a damaged barn in Padua. 

FIRST REPORT

More than 40 neighboring farmers are helping one Mercer County family rescue nearly 400 cows from a barn near the Ohio/Indiana state line. 

The cattle barn near Padua was flatted by strong winds after a 200-yard wide, EF1 tornado passed through the county Sunday afternoon. 

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As many as 30 of the 400 cows are dead, according to our crew at the scene. 

The barn's owner said the large structure built last year is a complete loss. 

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