Tuesday, September 5, 2023

Horse Severely Injured in Hit and Run near Schuylkill/Northumberland County Line

A horse was severely injured in a hit and run near the Schuylkill/Northumberland County line last weekend.

According to the Pennsylvania State Police at Stonington, sometime between 11:00pm on Saturday, August 26th, 2023, and 8:00am on Sunday, August 27th, 2023, a hit and run crash occurred in the area of 405 Old State Road near Klingerstown/Jordan Township, Northumberland County.

During the crash, an unknown vehicle left the roadway and struck a fence.  A 2-year-old horse int he pasture sustained a severe injury as a result of the crash.

The driver did not stop and fled the scene towards Klingertown Road.

The suspect vehicle is believed to be a red/maroon vehicle with damage to its front headlight, side mirror, and roof.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Corporal Daniel Woody at the Stonington Barracks by calling (570) 286-5601.