Effort to save trapped horse in Killingly ends tragically

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KILLINGLY — Despite the efforts of emergency responders to a horse trapped in the mud, the animal did not survive.

According to a Facebook post from the South Killingly Fire Department, “Crews from a South Killingly, Danielson, Sterling, Williamsville and KB Ambulance have cleared the scene of a horse that was heavily trapped in mud and water. Unfortunately, resuscitation efforts were unsuccessful and the horse succumbed to its injuries.”

No other details were available.