The dog was thrown from a black Lexus sedan on eastbound I-76 near Sheridan at 1:45 p.m. on Tuesday.
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) is trying to find out person responsible for throwing a small dog out of a driving sedan on Interstate 76 near Sheridan Boulevard Tuesday afternoon.
In a tweet, deputies said the incident happened at around 1:45 p.m. The vehicle involved was a black Lexus sedan, and it was headed eastbound.
The JCSO said the dog was a cream-colored poodle that died Tuesday night.
Deputies said it was brought to the Foothills Animal Shelter where a team of emergency veterinarians attempted to save its life, but were not able to.
A small dog was thrown from a black Lexus sedan driving Eastbound on I-76 just before Sheridan Boulevard at 1:45 p.m. today. If you have info on the possible owner or were a witness, call Animal Control at 303-271-5070. Miniature poodle, cream, critical condition. pic.twitter.com/MIRO2aAOew
— Jeffco Sheriff (@jeffcosheriffco) April 20, 2021
If anyone know anything about this incident or knows what happened, do call Jefferson County Animal Control at 303-271-5070.
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