NJ K-9 dies after being struck by car

K-9 Anka was frightened by the sound of fireworks in the area and escaped from her kennel by ripping off a part of the fencing


By PoliceOne Staff

GLASSBORO, N.J. — A K-9 has died after escaping from its kennel and being struck by a car.

The South Jersey Times reports K-9 Anka was frightened by the sound of fireworks in the area and escaped from her kennel by ripping off a part of the fencing.

Police searched the area for the K-9 and found her in the street suffering from severe injuries.

Anka died while en route to the hospital.

"He [Anka’s handler] lost his partner, his family companion," said Glassboro Police Captain Frank Brown. "He's grieving." 

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