A Tacoma woman says her horse was so spooked by illegal fireworks that he ran into a nearby road and was hit by a passing car.
The horse was so badly injured that a veterinarian was forced to euthanize him on site.
Life hadn't been easy for Prince, but a kindhearted woman rescued the starving Egyptian Arabian a few years ago and nursed him back to health at a pasture outside of Tacoma.
The 21-year-old horse had room to graze and seemed indifferent to the jet traffic and target practice at nearby Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
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