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Rescued dog dies after being hit by car


Last updated 1/28/2021 at 10:47am


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Dovey, who was rescued from the streets of Tijuana and brought to the Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary last year, died after being hit by a car in front of the sanctuary.

FALLBROOK – On Wednesday, Jan. 20, at approximately 7 p.m., there was a tragedy that no one at the Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary will ever forget.

One of their volunteers was just finishing up Dovey's evening walk and was returning to FAS. As they were crossing Aviation Road, just feet away from its front door, a speeding truck hit both her and Dovey. The truck sent the volunteer tumbling to the ground and Dovey sadly right under the wheels. The truck did not stop but continued up Aviation Road at high speed.

The volunteer managed to get up and grab Dovey and get inside to safety. She was b...

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