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Published June 03, 2013, 02:37 PM

Two injured in car-horse collision near Lawton

Two people were injured after a collision between a car and a horse on Sunday.

Two people were injured after a collision between a car and a horse on Sunday.

The accident happened about 5 a.m. on Highway 1 near Lawton. A vehicle driven by 29-year-old Jack Nesdahl of East Grand Forks struck the horse, which had escaped from its pen and was standing on the highway. Nesdahl and 16-year-old John Rodriguez of East Grand Forks were transported to a Park River hospital.

They have been treated and released. According to the Grand Forks Herald, the horse passed away.

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