CLOSINGS: View Closings

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.

Article Comments

Mason City
Broken Clouds
76° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 76°
Albert Lea
Clear
77° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 78°
Austin
79° wxIcon
Hi: 85° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 79°
Charles City
Scattered Clouds
73° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 73°
Rochester
Clear
76° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 76°
Tracking showers and storms to begin the week.
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

Tracking Rain Showers and Storms

Image

Blackowiak signs with Augsburg

Image

New Hampton girl's golf invite

Image

Austin Bruins vs. Aberdeen Wings - Gm. 4

Image

New social group for women who like craft beer

Image

New craft beer social group for women

Image

Worth Brewing hosts Bockfest

Image

Earth Day festival in Mason City

Image

High school students host Relay for Life

Image

RPS Powwow

Community Events