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Short chase for loose steer in Waseca

WASECA, Minn. (KTTC) -

A 1400 pound steer got loose as it was being walked by its owner from the Waseca County fairgrounds about eight o'clock Thursday night.

County officials say the Black Simmental Beef Steer likely got spooked by lightning. It ran west crossing Highway 13 near 11th avenue.

It was captured a short time later near the intersection of 2nd street NW and 13th avenue.

Nobody reported any injuries from the incident.

The animal was also uninjured and is now in the custody of its owner.

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