Mexico man arrested for drunk driving after crash kills horse

Joseph R. Hotaling

A Mexico man was arrested Saturday for Driving While Intoxicated following a crash that killed a horse.

Joseph R. Hotaling, 21, was reportedly driving a 2006 Ford SUV northbound on County Route 6 when he hit and killed a horse that was in the roadway. It happened just north of West Stone Road in the Town of New Haven.

Hotaling was released on tickets returnable to Town of New Haven Court on September 5.