Assateague park herd stallion struck, injured by car

Popular News

Report: Track that hosts Preakness should be demolished

BALTIMORE (AP) — The nearly 150-year-old Baltimore track that hosts one of America's premier horse races...

Hogan appoints new director to fight opioid crisis

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Larry Hogan has named former Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh to...

Civil War re-enactor brings Delaware soldier's letters home

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Civil War re-enactor raised enough money in less than two days to bring a...

Assateague park herd stallion struck, injured by car

Star InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar Inactive

BERLIN, Md. (AP) — A national park says a member of its herd was hit by a car on Maryland's Eastern Shore near Virginia.

The Daily Times of Salisbury cites a Facebook post from the Assateague Island National Seashore that says the 2-year-old stallion known as Adriana's Yankee Prince was hit by a motorist on the Route 611 causeway Monday night.

The driver reported the incident and was not injured.

The horse was found Tuesday morning with a swollen left hind leg. But park officials say he was able to place full weight on the leg and move around without much difficulty. He also had a small cut over his left rib cage.

Park wildlife staff will monitor the horse.

An investigation is ongoing.

Source: AP