TOOELE -- A collision between a vehicle and two horses on a highway in Tooele County killed both animals and sent two people to the hospital.
Utah Department of Public Safety Spokeswoman Susan Thomas says a couple was driving on State Road 36 on Friday night when two horses escaped from a corral and wandered onto the roadway.
The vehicle struck the horses on the passenger side, sending the passenger to a trauma center. The driver was taken to a nearby hospital.
Their names and conditions weren't disclosed.
The highway was closed for about an hour for an investigation.