GRAPEVINE (CBSDFW.COM) – A quarter horse is dead after it was struck on State Highway 114 in Grapevine this afternoon.

It happened just after noon in the eastbound lanes near Main Street.

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Police said the driver who hit the horse was not hurt and it’s not clear why the animal was on the roadway.

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They’re also trying to identify who owns the horse.

Two lanes of the freeway were shut down while crews worked to get the deceased animal removed.

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