New York State Police are investigating a hit-and-run incident involving a horse and buggy. The accident happened just after 8 a.m. on Summit Road in Newport.

Trooper Jack Keller says Troopers are searching for a 2013 or 2014 metallic blue Chevrolet Traverse. The vehicle will have significant front end damage.

As a result of the accident the horse had to be euthanized because of a severed leg. The operator of the buggy, 39-year old Christ Zook of Poland, was not injured in the crash.

If you witnessed the accident or have any information on the case you're asked to contact New York State Police at (315) 366-6000.