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Motorist hospitalized after striking and killing 4 horses in Río Grande

By The Star Staff

Four horses died in a traffic accident at about 2:42 a.m. on Thursday, on highway PR-3, kilometer 23.6, in front of Pep Boys in Río Grande.

According to the police report, the driver of a gray Toyota Corolla, 2021 model year, was traveling in the direction of Río Grande toward Canóvanas when he hit four horses that were in the middle of the road.

The driver was transported by paramedics to UPR Hospital in Carolina. His condition was described as stable.

All four horses died at the scene. They were removed from the road by personnel from the Municipality of Río Grande.

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