3 horses struck and killed by automobile in Lunenburg County

Three horses have died after being struck by a automobile in Lunenburg County.

Simply after 6 p.m. Thursday, Nova Scotia RCMP responded to a crash between a automobile and a gaggle of horses on Italy Cross Highway in Crousetown.

Const. Robert Kavanaugh, RCMP spokesperson, stated police consider climate might have been an element because it was wet and foggy on the time.

There are additionally no avenue lights and it will have been darkish, all creating low visibility, Kavanaugh stated.

“It is unlucky, it is a tragic occasion for everyone concerned, whether or not it’s the driving force of the automobile that acquired concerned within the collision, and/or the animal proprietor,” Kavanaugh stated. “Simply tragic all the way in which round.”

The horses had been on the facet of the street, Kavanaugh stated, and within the strategy of being corralled again into their pen.

The driving force of the automotive was not harm, and neither was the particular person guiding the horses.

Kavanaugh stated there aren’t any fees pending.

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