LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A horse at the Helldorado Day on Saturday is dead after being struck by a vehicle near Charleston Boulevard and 17th Street.
The horse was in the staging area for the parade in downtown Las Vegas when it became spooked and ran away, according to a spokesperson.
2 people in the truck that struck the horse received minor injuries.
Hazmat unit on scene. The horse became spooked and ran off eastbound on Charleston Blvd. The horse was struck by a pickup truck traveling westbound at 17th almost immediately after it ran off. The horse died on scene. @KTNV pic.twitter.com/xcpqr9aUsN— Cinthia Maldonado (@CinthiaKtnv) May 11, 2019