A traffic accident in Santa Barbara County led to the deaths of two horses, when a trailer hauling them overturned.
The accident happened just before 6 a.m. today, at the intersection of Highway 154 and San Marcos Pass Road, on San Marcos Pass.
The CHP says the driver was trying to make a tight turn in the dark when the accident happened.
There were eight horses in the trailer.
One died in the crash, and a second had to be euthanized because of its injuries.
The driver was unhurt.