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Worcester Co. Sheriff's Office K-9 Killed In Accident

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WORCESTER CO., Md. - The Worcester County Sheriff's Office says one of their K-9 partners, Ike, was killed in an accident yesterday.

According to reports, at about 10:00 PM, a Worcester County Sheriff's Office K-9 Deputy, along with his Partner K-9 Ike conducted a traffic stop on Route 50 in the area of Route 589. While on the stop, K-9 Ike reportedly alerted to something and jumped from the stopped patrol vehicle. Officials say a motorist traveling on Route 50 was not able to avoid K-9 Ike and unfortunately struck and killed K-9 Ike. The driver of the vehicle reportedly remained on the scene, and did everything they could to avoid striking the K-9 but to no avail.

Ike had reportedly been on duty with the Worcester County Sheriff's Office for 3 years. Officials say he was responsible for numerous drug seizures, criminal apprehensions and countless searches and tracks. The sheriff's office says Ike was a valued member of the Worcester County Sheriff's Office and will be sorely missed by Sheriff Mason and all the deputies.

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