Horse dies after being struck by HPD cruiser

December 30, 2009 8:37:46 AM PST
A horse was killed when the animal was hit by a police officer in northwest Houston. Police say a Houston police officer was traveling westbound on Victory near Wheatley when a loose horse ran out in front of him. The officer had no time to react. His vehicle hit the horse, killing the animal.

The officer was not hurt.