Horse euthanized after collision with car near Lonsdale 13 Dec 11

A Faribault man was treated and released, and a horse was euthanized, following an accident Monday morning just east of Lonsdale.

Thomas Bokman, 46, was driving eastbound on Highway 19 when he hit a horse wandering in the road between Elmore Avenue and Dent Avenue, shortly before 4 a.m.

Bokman was taken to Northfield Hospital where he was treated and released with minor injuries.

The horse suffered a broken leg, and other injuries to his leg and neck. Dr. Jesse Sandbulte, a veterinarian with Faribault Veterinary Clinic, euthanized the horse at the scene.