Spooked Longhorn injures two at Summer Celebration

The annual Summer Celebration parade in Fort Benton experienced a brief misadventure when the Texas Longhorn steer that was walking in the Saturday procession was spooked. Several spectators were injured, one requiring a mercy flight to Great Falls. Ultimately, none of the injuries proved serious.

According to a Facebook post from the River Press, the incident took place "near the Front Street Roundabout by The Freeze." The Texas Longhorn steer, which is a regular feature in Fort Benton parades, was spooked by the commotion of the event. The steer broke free from one of its handlers, leaving o...

 
 
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