Passenger dead as horse runs on to road

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A MAN is dead after the car he was travelling in hit a horse on the south coast on Friday night (September 6).

Emergency services were called to the Princes Highway, near Moruya, about 7.45pm where police believe a Toyota Rav4 was travelling north when a horse ran on to the road and was hit by the car.

The car’s passenger, a 72-year-old man, was unable to be revived and died at the scene.

The driver, a 67-year-old woman, suffered minor injuries.

The horse was also killed.

Officers from NSW South Coast Police District will report to the coroner.

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