MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A 53-year-old woman died Friday morning after her car collided with a horse in western Wisconsin.

The St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened around 6:40 a.m. on CTH 7, south of Eau Claire.

Diane Johnson, of Hammond, Wisconsin, struck a horse that was in the middle of the road. Her 2009 Chevrolet Impala went into the ditch.

First responders attempted life-saving efforts but Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene. Deputies say she was wearing a seat belt.

The crash, which also killed the horse, remains under investigation.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.