Assateague Island Wild Horse Killed in Vehicle Accident

On Oct. 2, at approximately 7:30 p.m., the 18-year-old bay stallion, N9BFNY (“Sir Gruff”) was struck and killed by a car on the MD Rt. 611 causeway.
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On October 2, 2018, at approximately 7:30 p.m., Sir Gruff (pictured here), an 18-year-old solid bay stallion, was struck and killed by a car. | Photo: National Park Service

Another Assateague Pony has died after being struck by a car.

On Oct. 2, at approximately 7:30 p.m., the 18-year-old bay stallion, N9BFNY (“Sir Gruff”) was struck and killed by a car on the MD Rt. 611 causeway. It is not known if speed was a factor. A full investigation of this accident is underway.

N9BFNY and his band, N10T (“Ninka”) and N10T-JO (“Assateague Phoenix”), normally frequent the Tingles Island vicinity and Pine Tree backcountry sites but they have spent the summer in the developed area

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