Driver injured in accident involving horse

The La Grange Sheriff's Department responded to an accident in Newbury involving a truck and a small horse.

Deputies say a 56-year-old was driving his Dodge Ram westbound on US20 around 6 a.m. August 24 when he spotted a small horse in the road.

He attempted to swerve, but struck the animal.

After the truck hit the horse, it went off the road and rolled over at least twice.

The driver was taken to Parkview La Grange Hospital for treatment.

The animal was euthanized at the scene.

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