Horse Killed on Highway in Ohio

In Bucyrus, Ohio, an Indiana trucker hit a horse on the west end of the U.S. 20 bypass on the night of Sept. 22, according to the online edition of the Telegraph-Forum. The westbound semi reportedly hit the horse around 8:30 pm, throwing it into an eastbound car.

According to the article, "Albert R. Bell of Logansport, Ind., was driving the semi, hauling for Pasquale Trucking Co. The semi's impact knocked the horse into a 2002 Honda Accord driven by Robert W. Johnston of Wooster. No injuries were reported to the drivers or to Johnson's passenger, Wendy B. Johnston, also of Wooster."

Ed C. Pfeifer of Ohio 19 north owned the horse, and the Crawford County Sheriff's Office reported that the horse was unable to be saved from the injuries it sustained in the accident.

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Stephanie L. Church, Editor-in-Chief

Stephanie L. Church, Editor-in-Chief, received a B.A. in Journalism and Equestrian Studies from Averett College in Danville, Virginia. A Pony Club and 4-H graduate, her background is in eventing, and she is schooling her recently retired Thoroughbred racehorse, Happy, toward a career in that discipline. She also enjoys traveling, photography, cycling, and cooking in her free time.

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