Horse in roadway killed in crash, officials say

TOWN OF SPRING GROVE, Wis. - A horse was killed in a car vs. horse crash Wednesday morning in the town of Spring Grove, Green County officials said.

Deputies responded around 6:45 a.m. to County Road G and Giese Road for reports of a car that hit a horse in the roadway, according to a release.

A 27-year-old Illinois man was driving north on County Road G when a horse entered the roadway and collided with the front of his vehicle, officials said. The driver was wearing his seat belt and was not injured in the crash.

The horse was killed in the crash, according to the release.

The driver was cited for expired registration, officials said. The owner of the horse was cited for public animal nuisance.

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