Horse Killed and Man Seriously Injured When Pickup Truck Struck a Buggy in Howard County

A horse was killed and a man suffered serious injuries after a vehicle struck a buggy on Saturday afternoon in Howard County.

 

Authorities say the crash happened at 45th St. and Timber Ave., when a truck driven by 50 year old Steven Jensen, of Cresco, struck a buggy that turned in front of him.  The occupant of the buggy, 23 year old Phillip Yoder, of Cresco, was thrown from the buggy.

 

The Howard County Sheriff’s Office says Jensen and a passenger in his vehicle were not injured.  Yoder was airlifted to St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester with serious head injuries.