Police: Dead horse blocks northwest Charlotte road

Police: Dead horse blocks northwest Charlotte road

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A portion of a northwest Charlotte road was closed for sometime Friday morning due to a dead horse blocking the roadway.

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, a "deceased horse" is blocking the road in the 1100 block of Rhyne Road. Police tweeted about the incident just before 6 a.m.

Officers said they were having "difficulties" removing the horse from the road. The road reopened shortly before 8 a.m., police say.

No other details were released.

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