Woman, horse injured in crash
VAN BUREN, Mich. -- A woman and her horse were injured when they were struck by a vehicle Wednesday afternoon, according to the Van Buren County Sheriff's Office.
Deputies were called to the 66000 block of County Road 376 around 6:30 p.m. for a crash involving a pedestrian and a horse.
Deputies say a 49-year-old woman and another person were riding horses on the side of the road when one of the riders had a saddle issue.
The woman got off her horse to attend to the saddle when she and the horse were struck by a westbound Subaru, deputies said.
The woman sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital.
The horse sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
Alcohol and drugs are not suspected in the crash.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.