November 29, 2016 7:32 am

Woman dies after car collides with horse

A 27-year-old woman is dead after the vehicle she was driving collided with a runaway horse on a country road in Oka Monday night, Nov. 29, 2016.

Courtesy TVA

A 27-year-old woman from Oka died after her car collided with a horse Monday evening.

The collision happened at around 6 p.m.

The woman was driving on Rang Sainte-Germaine, a poorly-lit country road, when she struck the animal, according to provincial police.

Paramedics attempted to revive the victim. She was pronounced dead in hospital at 7:15 p.m.

Two hours before the fatal crash a woman had reported the horse missing.

Police said she had suffered a fall while horseback riding and the horse had run away.

The animal did not survive the impact.

© 2016 The Canadian Press

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