Cow crashes through roof, kills sleeping man

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As freak accidents go, this one is pretty high on the list. A sleeping Brazilian man was killed when a cow wandered from a nearby field onto the roof of his home and crashed through, plummeting onto the bed located directly beneath.

The man, 45, died the next day from injuries. His wife, sleeping alongside, was fine — and so was the cow, Newser reported.

The man’s grieving mother had this to say, the Telegraph reported: “I didn’t bring my son up to be killed by a falling cow.”

His family is accusing the long hospital wait times as being a factor in his death, the Independent reported.

“Being crushed by a cow in your bed is the last way you expect to leave this earth,” the man’s brother said. “But in my view, it wasn’t the cow that killed [him] … it was the unacceptable time he spent waiting to be examined.”

One more note: This is the third time in the past few years that such an incident has occurred, BBC said. The other two cow crashes, however, weren’t fatalities.

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