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Horse dies after being hit by car in Ancaster

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A horse has died after being hit by a car in Ancaster.

Police received reports of three small horses loose on the B6403 Ermine Street at just after 7pm on Wednesday, January 11.

One of the horses was hit by a blue Vauxhall Zafira and died at the scene minutes after the initial reports to police.

The driver of the Vauxhall was taken to hospital with minor injuries but was later discharged from hospital.

A spokesperson for Lincolnshire Police said: “We would like to thank the local community for helping with the other two horses, especially those who turned out with horse boxes.”