A woman was injured when the car she was driving struck a horse Tuesday evening on a highway near Hazelton.
According to the Buchanan County sheriff’s office, a car driven by Lydia Danehy was southbound on Highway 150 around 9:30 p.m. when she hit a horse that had wandered onto the roadway near Bryantsville Boulevard. Emergency responders pulled Danehy from the wreckage, but authorities said her injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.
Danehy was taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Oelwein. The horse died as a result of the crash.
Authorities were still investigating the crash.