Pickup driver strikes, kills woman walking horse on shoulder

BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a pickup driver struck and killed a 33-year-old woman and the horse she was walking on the shoulder of a rural road in central Minnesota.

The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office says the crash occurred shortly before 7 p.m. Monday about 5 miles southeast of Brainerd.

Authorities say the woman lived near the scene of the crash.

She was declared dead at the scene.

The driver of the pickup was a 44-year-old man from Brainerd.

The investigation is ongoing and no further details have been released.

Brainerd is about 130 miles (209 kilometers) northwest of Minneapolis.

Categories: Traffic & Accidents