Man Struck and Killed While Leading Ox Between Fields in Granby

A 55-year-old Granby man is dead after he was struck by a car while leading an ox between fields on Tuesday night, according to police.

Matthew Smith was hit by a 2006 Volkswagen on East Street around 7:30 p.m. The ox he was leading was also hit, but was not seriously injured, according to police.

The driver, a 17-year-old Granby teen, remained at the scene and was not hurt, police said.

Police are investigating and said no charges have been filed.

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