Horse Loose On Interstate 35E

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Horse Loose On Interstate 35E
Traffic was backed up on Interstate 35 E southbound because of a horse that was loose on the road for more than an hour.
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Horse Loose On Interstate 35E
The Minnesota State Patrol said the horse came from a farm.
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Horse Loose On Interstate 35E
It had no saddle or bridal on it when it escaped around 5 a.m. Wednesday.
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Horse Loose On Interstate 35E
The horse traveled south on I-35E, just north of I-35W near the Forest Lake area and Hugo area.
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Horse Loose On Interstate 35E
At one point, an officer was able to corral the horse at a truck stop.
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Horse Loose On Interstate 35E
Officers caught up to it ...
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Horse Loose On Interstate 35E
... and got a rope on it, but ...
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Horse Loose On Interstate 35E
... it broke free again and went back on the interstate, heading north in the southbound lanes.
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Horse Loose On Interstate 35E
Police attempt to corral it.
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Horse Loose On Interstate 35E
Then, the horse crossed the busy road and onto the northbound side of the interstate around 6 a.m.
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Horse Loose On Interstate 35E
That's where police finally managed to get a hold of a trailer.
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Horse Loose On Interstate 35E
It was finally corralled around 6:15 a.m. Wednesday.
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