Person, horse killed in vehicle crash in Polk County

Fatal wreck investigated in Mulberry

File photo. (WDIV)

MULBERRY, Fla. – A person and a horse were killed Monday morning in a crash in Polk County, sheriff’s officials said.

According to a tweet from Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd, a vehicle crashed into a horse on Anderson Road in Mulberry.

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The horse and one person in the vehicle were killed, the tweet said.

Details about what led to the crash have not been released.

Anderson Road is closed from Nichols Road to County Road 640.

“We’re on the scene of a vehicle vs horse crash on Anderson Rd in #Mulberry. All of Anderson between Nichols Rd & CR 640 is shut down. The horse & one of the vehicle occupants is deceased. Please use alternate routes until further notice,” the tweet said.

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