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2 horses killed in a hit-and-run wreck

Posted at 6:23 PM, Oct 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-26 18:23:00-04

LOS ANGELES  -- A suspect is in custody after a hit-and-run wreck killed two horses.

The incident happened Friday at 9:25 pm PT in the Lake View Terrace neighborhood of Los Angeles. A vehicle collided with two horses, knocking their riders off. The suspect left the vehicle and ran away, a spokesperson for the Los Angeles Police Department told CNN.

The two horses died there, and the riders were injured -- one with a fractured ankle and the other with a fractured leg.

The suspect will be charged with a felony hit and run, police said.