Minnesota man dies after he was run over by Clydesdale horse

Published 6:23 pm Tuesday, June 28, 2022

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ST. CLOUD — A Minnesota man who planned to offer carriage rides at an event in St. Cloud was killed when he was trampled by one of the Clydesdale horses.

St. Cloud police said the incident happened Sunday afternoon at the Municipal Athletic Complex. The 44-year-old man, from Isanti, was walking the horses when he lost control and was run over by one of them.

The horses ran off with the carriage still attached and the man’s child inside, but stopped when the wagon became stuck on a tree. The child was not injured, police said.

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A family member was able to get the horses into a trailer with no additional injuries. The man was taken to a local hospital where he died of his injuries.