Gateway Gazette

RCMP Okotoks – Leashed dog run over in crosswalk

On October 9th shortly after 8:00 a.m. an Okotoks man was walking his dog towards
Big Rock Trail. He stopped at the corner of Southridge Drive and waited for the pedestrian light. When the “walk” sign lit, he started across the Street with his small dog on a leash. A woman turning left onto Southridge Drive struck and killed the dog.

The woman has been charged with Failing to yield to a pedestrian in a Crosswalk.

Police are asking anyone who witnessed this incident, or any crime to contact the Okotoks Detachment at (403)938-4202 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477).

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