Killer Cow attacks and injures innocent by-stander

For my rural followers, and those who choose to walk ?in the countryside, another warning about the bovine menace.

Maryland State Police say a Taneytown woman is recovering from injuries she suffered when a cow charged and pinned her against a car.

Trooper James Lantz tells the Carroll County Times reports that the woman was taken to Shock Trauma in Baltimore after the incident Wednesday night on Route 40 a few miles west of Taneytown. ?

He says the cow had been struck by a car on the highway. The woman was a bystander at the scene when the injured animal attacked. State police then shot and killed the cow.

Lantz says the occupants of the car that hit the cow weren?t hurt.

Killer Cows cause more injuries and deaths each year than sharks.