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Driver injured, horse killed in Mount Pleasant crash

Posted: 10:52 AM, Aug 05, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-05 13:43:01-04
Driver injured, horse killed in Mount Pleasant crash

A horse is dead and a driver injured after a car crashed into the horse early Sunday morning in Mount Pleasant. 

Mount Pleasant police say the crash happened at 4:39 a.m. on Spring Drive. 

The driver told police he was driving when a horse appeared on the road. She hit the animal and lost control of her car, and crashed into some trees. 

The driver was treated for non-life threatening injuries at Wheaton Ascension. 

The horse was killed in the crash. The owner said the horse had apparently escaped due to a possible fence issue. 

The owner made arrangements to remove and bury the animal.