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Dallas Police: Driver Hits Pedestrian, Horse In Deep Ellum

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - Dallas police have arrested a man who they say struck a vehicle, a pedestrian and a horse in Deep Ellum overnight.

Around 1:30 a.m. Aug. 22, police said the suspect - later identified as 25-year-old Adonis Hartfield - began driving "erratically at a high rate of speed" westbound in the 2600 block of Elm Street.

Adonis Hartfield mugshot
Adonis Hartfield (Dallas Police Department)

While driving on Elm Street, Hartfield reportedly rammed his vehicle into another that was occupied by two people. They were not injured.

Police said the 25-year-old went on to strike a pedestrian and a Dallas police horse. The pedestrian was transported to a nearby hospital where they remain in critical condition and the horse was not injured.

Hartfield came to a stop after both wheels came off the pickup truck he was driving, police said. He has since been taken into custody.

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