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Truck loses chickens on bypass

February 15, 2017--5:00 p.m.

By David Crowder

Police and a few Good Samaritans were rounding up chickens on the Veteran's Memorial Highway this afternoon.

The chickens fell from a chicken truck near the Heritage Buick GMC dealership across from Rome High School at around 2:30 p.m.

Witnesses the truck, which was traveling westbound, stopped briefly then kept going.

Unfortunately, some of the chickens were killed.

The survivors were rounded up.