A portion of a northwest Charlotte road was closed for a few hours Friday morning because of a dead horse.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police tweeted just before 6 a.m. that the dead animal was blocking the 1100 block of Rhyne Road.
The road was cleared shortly before 8 a.m., police said.
Officials were able to remove the horse, despite having difficulties, Observer news partner WBTV reported.
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There were no details on where the horse came from or how it died.