Horses blamed for fatal pile-up

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A motorcycle passenger was killed in a multiple crash after horses strayed on to a road, police said. Five vehicles were involved in the crash on the westbound carriageway of the A30 near Bodmin, Cornwall, on Saturday.

The horses were struck by three cars and when the motorcycle hit one of the animals both rider and pillion passenger were thrown off, said a police spokesman. The pillion passenger was hit by another vehicle and fatally injured. One of the horses was killed.