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Published June 03, 2013, 08:34 AM

Collision between car, horse in northeastern North Dakota injures 2 people

LAWTON, N.D. (AP) — Two people were injured after a collision between a car and a horse in northeastern North Dakota.

LAWTON, N.D. (AP) — Two people were injured after a collision between a car and a horse in northeastern North Dakota.

The accident happened about 5 a.m. Sunday on Highway 1 near Lawton. The Highway Patrol says a 1998 Pontiac Grand Am driven by 29-year-old Jack Nesdahl of East Grand Forks, Minn., struck the horse, which had escaped from its pen and was standing on the highway.

Authorities say Nesdahl and 16-year-old John Rodriguez of East Grand Forks were transported to a Park River hospital. Rodriguez was treated and released. Nesdahl was moved to a Grand Forks hospital, where he was treated and released.

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