UPDATE: Kenyon couple treated and released after vehicle/horse collision

Deer being blamed for knocking down electric fence.

Posted: Aug 26, 2018 10:16 AM
Updated: Aug 27, 2018 2:28 PM

UPDATE: The Dodge County Sheriff's Office is identifying the people involved in Sunday's vehicle/horse collision.

Jeffry and Kim Ellingson from rural Kenyon were treated and released from St. Mary's Hospital.

The owner of the horse is Rodney McKenzie from rural Kasson.

The Sheriff's Office says McKenzie reports having problems with deer knocking down his electric fence and believes that's how his horse got out.  The Sheriff's Office says visibilty was also poor due to fog and that was also a factor in the crash.

Previous story below

HAYFIELD, Minn. – Two people are hurt after an auto/horse collision in Dodge County.

The Sheriff’s Office says it got a 911 call at 12:07 am Sunday about a vehicle vs. horse crash on 250th Avenue, just south of 710th Street. Deputies went to the scene and say the collision caused the horse to go through the windshield and injure a man and woman from rural Kenyon inside the vehicle. Hayfield Ambulance transported the two victims to St. Mary’s Hospital.

No word on their condition or the identities of the victims at this time.

The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office says it has located the owner of the horse.

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