Horse dies after being hit by car in Hilcote


Police have revealed that a horse died after being hit by a car in Hilcote.

A man was walking the animal down Hilcote Lane at about 7.50pm on Tuesday when the crash happened.

A Derbyshire police spokesman said: “The horse died in the road.

“Part of the road was closed until about 9pm so the horse’s body could be recovered.”

The man was not injured.