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Horse Falls on Two Children, Killing 12-Year-Old Girl

One of the children had no pulse, was not breathing and was in grave condition when taken to a hospital

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    Horse Falls on Two Children, Killing One

    A horse fell on two children in Lake View Terrace, sending one to the hospital in critical condition and killing the other. Jane Yamamoto reports for NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on July 11, 2018.

    (Published Wednesday, July 11, 2018)

    A horse fell on two children in Lake View Terrace, killing a 12-year-old girl and leaving her younger sister in critical condition. 

    Details about the incident at or near the Lake View Terrace Recreation Center were not immediately available. Firefighter-paramedics responded to a report of a horse that fell on the children, who were on the same horse, at about 8 p.m. 

    One of the children had no pulse, was not breathing and was in grave condition when taken to a hospital. The girl, identified Wednesday as Yolanda Ceja, later died at the hospital

    Her 4-year-old sister remained hospitalized Wednesday morning.

    The community in the northeast San Fernando Valley has an equestian center and horseback riding trails. 

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