Man Injured in Horse vs Vehicle Crash

The Highway Patrol was called to a crash between a horse and vehicle early yesterday morning. According to an accident report, the crash occurred at about 5:15 a.m. on Highway 5 just north of Keytesville, when a pick-up truck operated by 48-year-old John M. Pope, struck a horse in the roadway. Pope suffered moderate injuries in the crash, and according to the Highway Patrol report, was not wearing a seat belt. He was taken by ambulance to a hospital.