Christopher Madigan, 31 of Eden Valley, was driving his 2003 Cadillac Escalade southbound on County Road 9 near County Road 21 at 2:52 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, when a vehicle pulled out in front of him from County Road 21.
Madigan attempted to avoid colliding with the other vehicle and entered the east side ditch of County Road 9. His vehicle went into a small pasture and struck a cow; the cow died from the injuries. The owner of the cowwas notified of the situation and arrived on scene to tend to the dead animal.
Madigan did not require any medical attention. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash. Eden Valley Fire & Rescue assisted at the scene.