Brazilian man crushed to death by cow

2013-07-15 08:48

A Brazilian man died after being crushed by a cow that fell through his roof and landed on his bed.

The accident took place last week in the southeastern province of Minas Gerais, a mountainous area where cattle are raised, local media reported yesterday.

Joao Maria de Souza was lying on his bed in his home, which is built below ground, when a grazing cow stepped on the tin roof above and came crashing through.

The man was still conscious while being treated at a local hospital, but died later of internal bleeding, local media said, citing his family.

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