06/18/2012 02:34 pm ET

Shetland Pony Dies After Struck by Drunk ATV Rider: Sheriff

The Shetland pony that sheriff's police said was struck by a drunk ATV rider early Sunday had to be put down due to its injuries.

The pony, named Dory, had escaped from its corral and was standing on Brisbin Road near Helmar Road about 3 a.m., Kendall County Sheriff's police said. Quintin Wissmiller, 33, of the 11500 block of Brisbin Road, was driving a Polaris Ranger ATV when he struck the pony, the news release stated.

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