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Horse killed in single vehicle incident near Quesnel

A tragic accident for a horse owner in the North Cariboo over the weekend.

Quesnel RCMP attended a single vehicle accident Monday afternoon at around 4:45 on Highway 97 about 20 kilometers north of Quesnel.

Staff Sargeant Andrew Murray says a southbound vehicle that was pulling a horse trailer lost control in heavy rain.

He says this resulted in the horse trailer turning over.

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Murray says there were two horses in the trailer.

Unfortunately one succumbed to its’ injuries while the other one was transported to a veterinary clinic.

The driver was not hurt.

Murray says RCMP have determined that speed and alcohol were not factors in the accident.

(Files from George Henderson)

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