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Dog dies after being thrown out of moving car, Colorado officials looking for person responsible

A miniature poodle has died after being thrown out of a car window in Colorado.
Despite life-saving measure by a veterinary team at Foothills Animal Shelter, the dog succumbed...
Despite life-saving measure by a veterinary team at Foothills Animal Shelter, the dog succumbed to its injuries Tuesday night. "The dog was unable to be saved and is at peace," the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said.(Jefferson County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Apr. 21, 2021 at 1:10 PM EDT
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JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (WVLT) -A miniature poodle has died after being tossed out of a car window in Colorado Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, the vehicle described as a black Lexus sedan was traveling on I-76 near Sheridan Boulevard around 1:45 p.m. when the dog was tossed out the window.

According to JCSO, despite life-saving measures to save the dog by a veterinary team at Foothills Animal Center, the dog passed away Tuesday night. “The dog was unable to be saved and is at peace,” the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post.

If you have any information about the person who did this, JCSO is urging the public to call 303-271-5070 or email animal-control@jeffco.us.

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