Accident with Horse Trailer Kills 1

An elderly woman died Thursday morning when the car she was driving collided with a truck hauling horses.

It happened on Southbound I-35 near Gardner, Kansas.

Authorities say 16 horses escaped when the trailer broke open, one of the animals had to be euthanized at the scene.

The 80-year old who was killed isn't yet being identified, two other people were injured.

The highway was shut down for a couple hours while crews cleared up the scene.

631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email:
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