Horse dies after being hit by car in Clarkson

The crash happened Tuesday night. (Photo: MGN)

Clarkson, N.Y. - A horse has died after being hit by a car in Clarkson.

It happened on Drake Road around 10:00 p.m. Tuesday night.

Deputies were initially on scene attempting to find and contain a horse that had gotten loose. Deputies say that's when a vehicle driving on Drake Road hit the horse.

The horse died at the scene.

The driver and passenger of the car were taken to the hospital with minor, non-life threatening injuries.

The owner of the horse has been notified.

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