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Vehicle strikes, kills horse on U.S. 2 east of Crookston

A Grand Forks woman received minor injuries and released after her vehicle struck and killed a horse on Highway 2 east of Crookston Thursday night, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

A Grand Forks woman received minor injuries and released after her vehicle struck and killed a horse on Highway 2 east of Crookston Thursday night, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Joanne M. Butterfield, 50, was traveling west in a 2008 Chevy pickup near the intersection of County Road 46 around 8:31 p.m. when she hit the horse, which had got loose from a pasture a half mile away.

Butterfield's vehicle was totaled.

The horse was returned to its owner and the accident is still under investigation.

Related Topics: ACCIDENTSPOLK COUNTY
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