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One Killed In Crash Involving Horse And Carriage

Antigo, WI, United States /

A crash involving a horse-drawn carriage and an SUV killed one person and injured two others in Wood County last night. Police say it happened on Oak Road in the Town of Hansen. The SUV struck the carriage as it cross Highway 73. The 20 year old passenger in the carriage was pronounced dead at the scene. The 17 year old carriage driver was airlifted to St Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield. The SUV driver was taken to St. Joseph’s with injuries not believed to be life threatening. The cause of the crash remains under investigation, but alcohol is not believed to be a factor.

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