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Driver injured, horse killed in collision in central Minnesota

The juvenile driver was injured and taken to the hospital.

A horse died Tuesday night after it was hit by a car in Wadena County. 

According to the Wadena County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the area of County Road 23 near County Road 4 in Aldrich Township around 10:10 p.m. after a caller reported a vehicle hit a horse and the driver was injured. 

The car was apparently traveling northbound on Country Road 23 when it hit a horse in the road.  

The juvenile driver, who was wearing a seatbelt, was injured and taken to the hospital. Their condition is not known.

The horse was dead when deputies got to the scene. 

No other details have been released.

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