PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) A crash involving a horse-drawn carriage killed a horse and seriously injured two people in Pasco County on Wednesday night, troopers said.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the crash happened on Bowman Road near Milestone Drive at about 9:20 p.m.

According to a report, the carriage was heading west on Bowman Road with no tail lights on, adn was rear-ended by a 2010 Ford Focus.

The impact sent the carriage into the north shoulder of the roadway. The horse died at the scene.

Both the carriage operator, 26, and his passenger, 39, are from Spring Hill. The men suffered serious injuries and were taken to a local hospital.

The carriage operator was cited for having no tail lights on, according to the report.