North Wildwood Cops Looking for Driver in Hit-and-Run That Killed Dog

North Wildwood police said a rare Irish Water Spaniel was killed in a hit-and-run crash last night. A 2004 Dodge Stratus is the car suspected in the incident.

Dodge Stratus Wildwood dog killed

An example of a dark-colored 2004 Dodge Stratus released by North Wildwood Police. It is similar to the one that reportedly killed a dog in a hit-and-run crash yesterday.

A car struck a dog and killed it in a hit-and-run crash in North Wildwood yesterday, police in that city say.

Last night, North Wildwood cops responded to an incident at 6th and Surf avenues where a caller reported that a car hit his dog and drove away. The dog, a rare Irish Water Spaniel, died as a result of the crash.

Cops are looking for what they believe may be a dark-colored 2004 Dodge Stratus, possibly with front-end damage and a missing headlight as a result of the crash.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the North Wildwood Police Department at 609.522.2411. Anonymous tips can also be called into Cape May County Crime Stoppers at 609.465.2800, or texted to the Cape May County Sheriff’s Office at 847411 (put CMCSO in the field of the message).

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