Crews ask drivers to avoid Route 3 during horse rescue in Martin County

MARTIN COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) Officials are asking travelers to be cautious on Route 3 in Martin by the Federal Bureau of Prisons United States Penitentiary.

Crews are working to rescue twenty horses from the road in Martin County.

They say close to ten of the horses are already contained.

Crews believe they will be working for several more hours.

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