23 Jun 2014

Woman killed after car hits horse

10:42 pm on 23 June 2014

A woman has died after her car hit a horse in Waikato.

Emergency services were called to the scene on Hopkins Road, south of Matamata, at 6.20pm on Monday.

Police said the car struck a horse, killing it, before continuing along the road where it crashed through a driveway and into a tree.

They say a middle-aged woman, who was the only person in the car, died.

Hopkins Road was closed and diversions in place late on Monday night.