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Driver kills pregnant horse at California birthday party

September 23, 2018

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Highway Patrol says a suspected drunk driver crashed into and killed a pregnant horse that a girl was riding.

KNBC-TV reports the crash occurred during a Saturday birthday celebration in Mead Valley, south of Riverside.

The horse was believed to be female and witnesses say the mare was pregnant.

California Highway Patrol Sgt. Erick Helvie says the girl that was riding the horse was taken to a hospital with “major injuries.”

The driver was also taken to a hospital with major injuries.

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Information from: KNBC-TV, http://www.nbc4.tv/

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