South East Wales

Sarn funeral procession horse dies after crash

A police jacket and a funeral horse Image copyright BBC/GETTY
Image caption The horse (similar to that pictured) was pulling a hearse when it was hit

A horse which had been pulling a hearse in a funeral procession has died after being hit by a car.

The coach master guiding it also received minor injuries after the crash on Bryncoch Road, Sarn, Bridgend county.

It happened at 10:40 GMT on Tuesday.

South Wales Police said the horse suffered serious injuries and was put down by a vet.