Horses Killed by Train, Semi Trucks Near Virden

Ten horses were killed after roaming on Highway 1 west of Virden Sunday evening.

RCMP say 17 horses were at large at about 7:40 p.m., when six were hit by a passing train and another four were hit by semi truck traffic.

Another horse was injured and taken to a local veterinarian.

The owner of the horses managed to locate and round up the others.

Police are investigating how the animals became loose in the first place.

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