New Zealand Dog News

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February 09, 2006

Woman struck dead after chasing pet across road

A woman killed after being struck by a car near her home on Auckland's North Shore when she was trying to help her dog has been named.

Oh Young Ok, 49, a Korean national, died after the collision at the intersection of East Coast Road and Aberdeen Road in Castor Bay about 9.10am.

Constable Blair Atkinson, of the North Shore Police serious crash unit, said Mrs Oh had just pulled out of her driveway on East Coast Road when she spotted her dog near the road.
Worried that the dog may be in danger from traffic, she stopped her car and got out and was struck by a southbound vehicle. more>>

How sad...


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