Moses Lake man killed after hitting a horse in the road

A Moses Lake man is dead after hitting a horse on the roadway. Troopers say the accident took place early Monday morning, on State Route 28, two miles west of Ephrata.

A horse threw its rider, ran into the road, and was hit by 24-year-old Armando Capetillo-the driver of a Ford pickup.

Capetillo was killed at the scene.

No drugs or alcohol were involved.