Man Dies in Horse-and-Buggy Accident
St. CLOUD -- A horse-and-buggy crash killed an Isanti man Sunday afternoon.
St. Cloud police were sent to the Municipal Athletic Complex on reports of a man injured by horses.
Officials say a 44-year-old man brought a team of Clydesdales and a carriage to a special event at the MAC, intending to offer rides.
He was walking the horses on a lead when he lost control and was run over.
The horses, still connected to the carriage, continued to a nearby golf course with the man’s 5-year-old son still in the carriage. The horses were stopped when the buggy hit a tree, the boy was not hurt.
Another family member was able to load the horses into a trailer without further incident.
The victim was sent to St. Cloud Hospital, where he died of his injuries.