Horse Falls into Well in Jeff Davis County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

JEFF DAVIS COUNTY - A horse is lucky to be alive after falling into a well in Jeff Davis County.

It happened around nine on Tuesday night, near Fort Davis.

The horse walked onto a metal grate covering the well and fell about ten feet to the bottom.

A tourist, staying at a home on the property, saw the horse fall and called for help.

A local vet sedated the horse, then the sheriff's office and fire department were able to hoist the horse out with fire hoses and an oil field truck.

The horse was not badly hurt.