Man Dies After Striking Horse in Carlton Co.

Cromwell Man Killed After Hitting Horse in the Road

One man has died after a crash involving two vehicles and a horse in Carlton County on Sunday.

The crash happened on Highway 210 and Spirit Lake Road around 10:20 p.m.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a car was heading west on Highway 210 at Spirit Lake Road when it hit a horse in the roadway.

It resulted in the driver, 49-year-old Richard Godbout of Cromwell, MN being killed.

His passenger, a 49-year-old Liberty, Texas man, was uninjured.

After the car struck the horse, a second vehicle, also heading west, then hit the horse. 

The two people in that vehicle, a 31-year-old man and a 34-year-old woman from Wright, MN were uninjured.


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