Two horses killed, riders injured in a Los Angeles hit and run

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Posted at 5:42 PM, Oct 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-26 17:42:35-04

(CNN) -- 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.

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