YPSILANTI, N.D. — Authorities have released the name of a man killed when his car struck three horses standing in a county road west of Ypsilanti, in southeastern North Dakota.

The Stutsman County Sheriff’s Office identifies the victim as 24-year-old Cruz Schumacher of Jamestown.

The crash happened just before 5 a.m. Saturday. After striking the horses, Schumacher’s Pontiac Grand Prix left the road and crashed into a semi-trailer parked in a private lot.

Schumacher died at the scene. All three horses were killed.

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