Horses in road death

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TWO wild Dart­moor ponies were killed when they were struck by a car.

The mares, which were both preg­nant, died at the scene with one suf­fer­ing three bro­ken legs.

The driver es­caped with­out se­ri­ous in­jury but wit­nesses said the car was smashed be­yond re­pair.

Karla McKech­nie, of the Dart­moor Na­tional Park team, who at­tended the crash on Fri­day evening near Prince­town, Devon, said: “One of the ponies had hor­rific in­juries.”

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