Horry County police still working to wrangle roaming cows near Highway 701

Published: Jan. 21, 2023 at 11:46 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 22, 2023 at 9:57 AM EST
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HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) - An Horry County road is closed due to a group of roaming cows in the area.

The Horry County Police Department said Saturday that crews safely secured two of the cows, with a third believed to be in the area. However, a thermal drone did not detect anything in its search.

Morgan Road also reopened later in the day after being closed for several hours.

🚧 UPDATE: ROAD REOPENS, COW STILL LOOSE🚧 Morgan Road near Highway 701 North is now open to traffic. Drivers are urged...

Posted by Horry County Police Department on Saturday, January 21, 2023

Officials first issued information about the loose livestock on Friday, with the HCPD saying it was assisting the Horry County Aminal Care Center with the situation.

The search is set to resume Sunday.

No further details were immediately available.

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