Woman hurt when car strikes horse she was riding in DeLand


DeLAND, Fla. - A woman was injured Friday when the horse she was riding on was struck by a car in DeLand.

Investigators said the victim was riding the horse on West New York Avenue about 7:30 p.m. when a car hit the horse from behind, killing it.

Hurricane Sandy prevented emergency crews from flying the victim to a hospital. Her name and condition has not been released.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.