Driver killed after hitting horse in Cattaraugus County

LEON, N.Y. (WIVB) – Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s say a driver was killed after her car hit a horse.

The crash happened Tuesday night on Mosher Hollow Road in the town of Leon.

Deputies say 43-year-old Lerlene Rumsey’s car hit the horse and then hit an embankment and rolled over several times.

The crash is still under investigation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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