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One dead following bizarre incident at Mexican quinceñera that went viral

26/12/2016
20:28
San Luis Potosí
EL UNIVERSAL correspondents
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Police officers asked guests to stand back, but in a bizarre turn of events, a man was trampled by one of his own horses that was competing in a traditional horse race.

The coming of age party for a girl in rural northern Mexico that went viral when over a million people responded to the party's invitation wasn't all fun and games today after one person died and another was rushed to a nearby hospital following an incident during a traditional horse race.

Prior to the race, police officers asked guests to stand back, however, in a bizarre turn of events, Felix Peña was trampled by one of his own horses that was competing in the traditional race.

Peña was pronounced dead a few minutes after paramedics arrived at the scene of the incident.

According to local police officers, 30,000 people are expected to have attended the party.

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