2 horses struck, killed by truck near Sarasota

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SARASOTA, Florida (AP) - A tractor trailer struck and killed two horses on a Sarasota roadway.

The Florida Highway Patrol says the horses escaped from a nearby farm and ran into the road early Tuesday.

Troopers say the truck driver couldn't avoid hitting the horses.

The truck went off the road, jackknifed and hit a fence and trees.

Troopers say the truck driver received minor injuries.

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