Horse killed in Grant Co. truck vs. horse crash

Grant County Sheriff's Office

CASSVILLE, Wis. — A horse that had gotten loose was killed Thursday when a Cassville man struck the horse while driving near the intersection of Highway 81 and County Road Y.

A deputy with the Grant County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the scene around 6:30 a.m. for a report of a vehicle vs. horse crash.

According to a news release, the man was driving eastbound in a Chevrolet Silverado when he hit the horse. Officials said the driver was not injured in the crash, but his truck sustained heavy damage.

The horse did not survive the crash.