To the Editor: Driver who hit dog on Ohio 199 should have stopped, but didn't
Written by Kristina and Randy Nelson   
Wednesday, 26 December 2012 09:13

This letter is to the person(s) that hit an animal in front of our home of Route. 199 just north of West Millgrove and before Jerry City Road, on the evening of Dec. 19. The noise of it carried into our home.
You didn't hit a deer or raccoon. You hit our family dog and killed him. You also left behind your front license plate that was still attached to your front fender, which the sheriff now has.
Why did you not stop? Was it not an accident? We will never know since you drove off.
You should know that our son was out with the dogs when you hit and killed Gus. I had to witness my son cradling his lifeless dog's body, while tears flowed from anger and grief. I had to witness my 16 year-old daughter screaming to the sky, hands into the air, expelling her pain. I had to watch the kids, come outside, one by one and bend over in pain and weep. Our entire household is grieving, and our hearts are heavy.
If it was an accident, you should have stopped. But you didn't.
Kristina and Randy Nelson, Amanda, Ryan and Stephanie Hatton, Kaitlin and Emily Nelson

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Last Updated on Thursday, 27 December 2012 15:17

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