DPS: Horse killed in trailer rollover on I-17 near Cordes Junction

CORDES JUNCTION, AZ - Southbound lanes of Interstate 17 have reopened after a rollover crash involving a horse trailer on Friday morning. 

The Arizona Department of Public Safety says a pickup truck pulling a trailer with eight horses overturned in the southbound lanes near milepost 270 around 9 a.m. 

One horse reportedly had to be euthanized. The other animals were put into other trailers and taken from the scene. 

A man and woman inside the truck were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

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The cause of the crash was not released by officials. 

 

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