CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - A portion of a northwest Charlotte road was shut down four a couple hours Friday morning due to a dead horse blocking the roadway.
The deceased horse was blocking the road in the 1100 block of Rhyne Road, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police.
CMPD tweeted about the incident just before 6 a.m. Friday.
Traffic Alert: 1100 block of Rhyne Rd is currently closed due to a deceased horse blocking the roadway. We do not have a time frame on how long the road will be closed.— CMPD News (@CMPD) June 1, 2018
Officers said they were having a hard time removing the horse from the road. The horse was finally removed around 7:55 a.m. Friday.
#BREAKING 1100 block of Rhine Road is closed in both directions due to a deceased horse in the road. Police are having trouble removing horse and are not sure when road will reopen. pic.twitter.com/Tctnpw0Dpo— Colby Murdock (@ColbyFox46) June 1, 2018