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Last Updated: Tuesday, 27 September 2005, 10:34 GMT 11:34 UK
Road closed to remove dead sheep
scene of accident
The overturned lorry landed in a field
Police were forced to close the A49 in Shropshire to recover the bodies of 100 dead sheep.

They were killed when the lorry they were in overturned on the major road near Church Stretton on Monday night.

The lorry, which is thought to have been carrying more than 500 sheep, left the road and overturned on to its side in a field.

The driver escaped without injury. Police said the road was expected to remain closed until Tuesday afternoon.

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