Teen riding stolen horse dies in North Texas crash; 2 horses killed, reports say

2 other riders were injured and taken to the hospital

DALLAS – A teenager riding a stolen horse was killed and two other teens were injured after a vehicle crashed into the group in Dallas, according to media reports.

Police told WFAA that three juveniles were riding stolen horses along a busy street near Interstate 45 when a car hit them around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday.

A 14-year-old and the horse the teen was riding died at the scene, the Associated Press reported. Another horse had to be euthanized at the scene by a veterinarian due to its injuries.

The two other riders, ages 16 and 17, were injured and taken to the hospital in stable condition. The third horse was injured but was expected to survive.

Fox 4 News reported that the driver who hit them stopped and helped and is not expected to face charges.

It is unclear if the juveniles will face charges. Police told the AP that the investigation is ongoing.

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