Yak who escaped into Virginia mountains en route to butcher shop killed in crash

Virginia

Photo: Nelson County Farm Bureau via Facebook

LOVINGSTON, Va. (WJHL) – The yak that had garnered attention after escaping into the Virginia mountains has been killed after being struck by a vehicle.

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Nelson County Farm Bureau, who had taken photos of the yak after his escape, wrote in a post on Friday that they are sad to hear of his passing.

According to Nelson County Farm Bureau’s post, the yak, dubbed “Meteor,” was killed on US 29 in Nelson County, Virginia.

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