Search ends for missing police dog after Dalhart resident finds him dead

Search ends for missing police dog after Dalhart resident finds him dead
Blitz went missing after being hit by a car in Dalhart; His memorial has been scheduled (Source: Dalhart Area Crimestoppers)

HARTLEY COUNTY, TX (KFDA) - The search has ended for the Hartley County canine who was hit by a car and ran away.

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The Hartley County Sheriff's Office says Blitz was hit by a car near the 700 block of Texas Boulevard in Dalhart around 8:30 p.m. last night.

The Hartley County Fire Department, DPS and the Hartley Country Sheriff's Office joined together to look for him today. Drones and a DPS helicopter were used in the search efforts but were unsuccessful.

Officials say the public went out searching for Blitz after hearing that he was missing. A citizen called in and said they found Blitz on the 700 block of Oak Street.

Officials say he died as a result from the injuries sustained by being hit by a car.

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