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Man, horse killed in Rolling Hills collision

A man and a horse died as a result of a car collision on Crenshaw Boulevard in Rolling Hills Estates, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012.

September 18, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A man died after his car hit a horse that was loose and running on the road. The horse was killed at the scene.

The accident happened shortly after 2 a.m. on Crenshaw Boulevard, north of Palos Verdes Drive North, in Rolling Hills Estates. Authorities say 69-year-old Ryan Koyama died at a hospital.

The horse had gotten free from a nearby stable and flew over the top of the car when it was hit.

Animal control officers euthanized the horse at the scene.