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Horse struck by 2 cars, killed on US 421 in Yadkin Co.

U.S. 421 in Yadkin Co.

U.S. 421 in Yadkin Co.

YADKIN COUNTY, N.C. — A horse was struck by two vehicles early Thursday morning on U.S. 421 in Yadkin County.

Officials said three horses wandered out of a pasture after a fallen tree knocked down a fence.

One of the horses walked onto U.S. 421 near Asbury Church Road around 4:30 a.m. and was struck by two separate vehicles. The horse was killed by the impact of the collisions and both vehicles were damaged.

Officers rounded up the two other horses and returned them to their owner.

The drivers of the vehicles were not reported to be injured.

There will be no citations as a result of the incident.


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