Woman killed in car-horse crash

(KSN File Photo)

HOLTON, Kansas (AP) – A Topeka woman has died after the car she was in hit a horse in northeast Kansas.

The Topeka Capital Journal reports that 58-year-old Vicki Barbara Self was killed in the accident in Jackson County on Thursday night.

Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse says the accident occurred when car she was in struck a horse along U.S. 75 north of Holton. Self was taken to a Topeka hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Morse said the horse, which was killed in the collision, was in the roadway when it was struck. Investigators believe the horse was knocked over the top of the vehicle and went partially through the windshield.

He says a second southbound vehicle also hit the horse, but no one in the second vehicle was injured.

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