McCLELLANVILLE, S.C. (WCIV) — Awendaw-McClellanville Fire crews responded to Highway 17 and Highway 45 in McClellanville Thursday for an accident.
Officials said one person was taken to hospital and one of two dogs that was in the vehicle was killed.
Vehicle accident Hwy 17 and Hwy 45 in McClellanville. One lane off Hwy 17 closed. One patient transported. One dog was killed. pic.twitter.com/IT79nXmftJ— AMCFD-PIO (@AMCFD) May 25, 2017
*Note: The dog pictured above is the one who survived.
Representatives with the Charleston Animal Society recommend pet owners to only travel with their pets in a secured crate. They also suggest purchasing special seat belts and seats for dogs and beds for smaller dogs and cats.