Newberry County deputies said the companion dog of a law enforcement dog is back home, but the canine is dead he was hit by a car Monday.
Deputies had been trying to help get the word out about the missing dogs after they got out from their Duck Bill Road home's property after a tree fell on the fence.
Deputies said the dogs belonged to the Newberry County resident who works for the Batesburg-Leesville Police Department. The companion dog eventually returned home, but the missing police dog, a black German Shepherd who answered to the name Baruk, was found dead late Tuesday morning by a resident.
Deputies said he was hit by a car Monday night in the Blacksgate Subdivision off SC Hwy 391 near Lake Murray, but he ran off into the woods.
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