Motorist hits dog, leaves scene

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Officers of the Bellefontaine Police Department are investigating a reported hit-and-run in which a motorist in a black mid-size sedan struck a dog and nearly hit Wayne Harris and his son who were walking with the dog around 8:55 p.m. Sunday.

Mr. Harris said they were crossing Madriver Street westbound at Columbus Avenue and the light turned from red to green for northbound traffic.

He said the motorist accelerated hard, hit the dog and dragged it 150 feet while leaving the scene. The dog was killed in the incident.