Phantom cow hides near Bonner Springs golf course

BONNER SPRINGS, Kan. (AP) - A cow has taken up residence at a northeast Kansas golf course since escaping a cattle truck accident six weeks ago.

Nicknamed Bessie, she spends her time hiding in the wood and drinking from the ponds on the Sunflower Hills Golf Course in Bonner Springs.

And try as they might, no one has managed to catch her. Course golf professional Jeff Johnson told The Kansas City Star ( ) that she's "one happy cow."

Bessie also is a survivor. She was 1 of dozens in a tractor-trailer that drove off an Interstate 70 bridge early one morning in late April. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the truck fell to the street below the bridge and burst into flames.

The driver was injured and died two weeks later.

Information from: The Kansas City Star,

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