Miami-Dade County

Truck hits horseback riders, killing 2 horses and injuring 3 people


Two horses are dead and at least three people were injured after a crash in Northwest Miami-Dade Saturday night, according to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.

The driver of a white truck hit either one or two horses and a person riding on horseback in the area of Northwest 160th Street and 122nd Avenue, according to fire rescue spokesman Lt. Felipe Lay.

Lay said a black and brown horse were dead and three people were taken to area hospitals.

The identity of the victims and the driver have not been released.

Lance Dixon: 305-376-3708, @LDixon_3