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Doncaster man dies after runaway horse crash

Moss Road, Askern Image copyright Google
Image caption The crash occurred near the junction of Moss Road and Heyworth Lane, Askern

A motorist has died in hospital after his car crashed with a runaway horse.

The 22-year-old, from Doncaster, died on Thursday. The horse was killed in the collision, which happened at 06:05 BST on 18 September.

South Yorkshire Police said the man was driving a blue Audi A4 along Moss Road, near to the junction with Heyworth Lane, Askern when the crash happened.

Officers have appealed for witnesses to contact them.

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