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Driver hits horse and rider

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WOODSTOCK, Vt. -

A car versus horse accident in Woodstock sent a 54-year-old woman to the hospital this past Friday.

Woodstock Police say the accident occurred on Kendall Road at 11:30 a.m. A pick-up truck driven by Lawrence Allen, 64, from Bridgewater, struck two horses and riders. Ann Marie Savino was thrown from her horse, causing head injuries and breaking both of the horse's rear legs. Savino was transported to the hospital. Police did not know her condition.

A veterinarian was called to the scene and was forced to put the horse down. The accident is under investigation, but police say alcohol was not a factor.

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