A horse was killed after being struck by a vehicle on La. 415 Tuesday, according to Louisiana State Police. 

Troopers investigating the accident said an older model Chevrolet Tahoe was southbound on La. 415 at the same time two riders on horseback were also southbound on the highway. 

For reasons still under investigation, the vehicle struck one of the horses, troopers said.

It is unknown if the horses were in the roadway at the time of the crash.

The front passenger in the vehicle sustained minor injuries. The rider of the horse was not injured.

There is no further information at this time but the accident remains under investigation.

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