Horse and buggy crash kills horse, injures one driver

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WHITEHALL, Wis. (WEAU) -- A horse is dead and the driver injured after a buggy crash in Trempealeau County.

It happened Tuesday afternoon around 4 p.m. on Highway 53, near Brittany Lane. That’s near Whitehall.

Deputies say the driver of the horse and buggy, Katie Borntrager 20 from Blair, had crossed both lanes of traffic and didn’t see the vehicle behind her. The buggy was hit, causing it roll. Borntrager was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the vehicle was not injured.

The horse was dead on scene.