Man driving buggy struck in Howard County

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February 11th, 2019 by Ric Hanson

(Radio Iowa) — A Northeast Iowa man has been seriously injured in an accident involving a horse-drawn buggy and a vehicle near Cresco. It happened at about 2:15 p-m Saturday at the intersection of 45th Street and Timber Avenue in rural Howard County. A horse and buggy driven by 23-year-old Phillip Yoder of Cresco, turned left in front of an oncoming vehicle driven by 50-year-old Steven Jensen of Cresco; the vehicle struck and killed the horse. Yoder was thrown out of the buggy; he was flown to St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, with serious head injuries. A condition report on Yoder was not available. Jensen and his passenger were not hurt.