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Horse killed after hit by truck in Thomas County

THOMAS CO., GA (WALB) -

By LeiLani Golden - bio | email

THOMAS COUNTY, GA (WALB) –Veterinarians euthanized a horse hit by a truck on a busy Thomas County highway.

The accident happened Thursday morning on U.S. 319 South, just outside Thomasville city limits.

Authorities say a man driving a delivery truck could not avoid hitting one of two horses that broke through a Shallow Brook Farm fence.

Veterinarians called to the scene made the decision to euthanize the 20-year old Appaloosa horse due to its severe injuries.

The delivery truck sustained some damage but the driver walked away unharmed and will not face any charges.

 
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