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Driver Slams Into NoCal Barn, Kills 2 Miniature Horses

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    Driver Slams Into NoCal Barn, Kills 2 Miniature Horses
    Sonoma County Sheriff's Department
    Two mini horses (pictured) were killed after a driver plowed into their barn in Penngrove. (April 15, 2017)

    Two miniature horses were killed Saturday morning when a driver lost control of their car and plowed into a barn in the North Bay, police said.

    The Sonoma County Sheriff's Department said the suspect, believed to have been driving recklessly along Minnesota Avenue in Penngrove, slammed into the horses' barn around 2 a.m. Saturday. The driver killed both horses and fled the scene.

    The California Highway Patrol is investigating the crash, officials said. Investigators say preliminary accounts indicate that the suspect was driving a Honda.

    The suspect is also in police custody.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact the CHP's Santa Rosa Office or Detective Fomasi at 707-565-2121.