Driver injured and horse killed in Lysander crash

Authorities say a central New York woman is recovering from injuries suffered when her car slammed into a horse that was standing in a road outside Syracuse.

The Onondaga County Sheriff's Office tells the Post-Standard of Syracuse that 33-year-old Sonya O'Hara of Fulton in Oswego County was driving on state Route 48 early Monday morning when she hit a horse that was standing in the middle of the road in the town of Lysander, 15 miles northwest of Syracuse.

The horse died in the crash. Deputies say it belonged to nearby Holiday Farm. Police say they don't know how the horse ended up in the road.

Deputies say O'Hara was treated for non-life-threatening injuries at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse.

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