'I'm completely still in shock': Veteran watches as service dog killed after traumatic crash



It's a bittersweet story for a couple traveling along a highway in New Mexico.
Two service dogs escaped from the couple's vehicle after they were hit by a suspected drunken driver.
The couple eventually reunited with one of the dogs. But moments from reuniting with their other dog, the couple witnessed a horrific tragedy.
It was 1:30 a.m. Monday when Sean and Jennifer Anderson were driving on Interstate 40 from Arizona to Denver with their two dogs, Gracie and Glock, when they were hit head-on in Albuquerque by a suspected drunken driver.





“I thought we were gonna miss (the other vehicle), and then next thing I knew we were stopped, and it was chaos in the truck,” Sean Anderson said.
He quickly got everyone out as the smell of smoke filled the truck.
"(I) got the door open in the back seat and the dogs went,” said Sean Anderson, a Purple Heart recipient. "I chased Gracie probably a quarter mile down the freeway.”
They skipped the hospital and began searching for the missing dogs.
“I'm completely still in shock (and) thankful there were angels watching over us,” Jennifer Anderson said.


She later received a call that Gracie was found by employees of the New Mexico Department of Transportation.
“We followed her into the bushes. We ended up calming her down and brought her here,” employee Raul Grajeda said.
But the search continued for the family's second dog, Glock.
Sadly, just as the couple spotted Glock and attempted to retrieve him, he was hit and killed by a passing vehicle.
'I'm completely still in shock': Veteran watches as service dog killed after traumatic crash 'I'm completely still in shock': Veteran watches as service dog killed after traumatic crash Reviewed by DogRedLine on February 22, 2019 Rating: 5

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