Ichabod is on his way home from katrina's party. while on his way home he sees' a dark figure.
Ichabod tries to ride his horse away but the headless horseman keeps up. Ichabod remembers from a story told earlier that night that if he could get past a certain bridge, the headless horseman would disappear.
Ichabod gets past the bridge but the headless horseman still follows without disappearing. the headless horseman then throws a pumpkin at Ichabod and it hits Ichabod in the back of the head therefore killing him.