Woman injured, two horses killed in collision

Published 7:00 am Friday, October 5, 2018

A vehicle crash in Hancock County resulted in the driver being injured and two horses being killed.

According to a release from the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the collision occurred Thursday at about 6:30 a.m. when a 2014 Toyota Camry being driven by a 54-year-old Kiln woman was northbound on Highway 603.

The release states that two horses, which were in the road at that time, were struck by the vehicle. The vehicle left the roadway after striking the horses and collided with a power pole.

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Both horses were killed, and the driver, who was wearing her seatbelt, was transported by life flight to University Medical Center in New Orleans for treatment of serious injuries, the release states.  Identification of the driver was not included in the press release.