Iowa Horse Hit by UPS Truck

A horse in Pella, Iowa, died after being struck by a United Parcel Service truck Monday evening, The Associated Press has reported.  

According to the Iowa State Patrol, the truck driver saw the horse but was unable to stop. The driver was taken to the hospital.

Peter Westerkamp, the horse's owner, said the horse that died was one of three that got loose.

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