Three horses were hit and killed in Pickens County after they escaped on Thursday morning.
Authorities say there were actually three separate wrecks along Highway 53 at Big Ridge Road, which is about a mile from the Gordon County line. One of the horses was hit by a semi, and the other two were hit by pickup trucks.
None of the drivers were injured. Minor damage was done to the semi and one of the pickup trucks, and the other pickup truck sustained major damage when it overturned.