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Monday, October 26, 2009

Dog Causes Freeway Accident, Sheriff Says, "That Could've Happened Here."

Capt. Ben Wolfinger of the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Department sent the article below out to local media today in response to an incident here earlier this month that caused a lot of public outcry. A sheriff deputy shot a small dog to death on Interstate 90 in Post Falls after several attempts to catch it, as they were worried it might cause a vehicle accident.

Well, that's exactly what happened in the Boise area today; a dog running loose on the freeway caused a multi-car crash. Here's the story from Boise.

So did this incident change anyone's mind as to how the incident here should have been dealth with?

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Kootenai Metropolitan Planning Organization (KMPO) is the Metropolitan Planning Organization for Kootenai County, Idaho. Federal law requires urbanized areas with populations exceeding 50,000 people to have an MPO. KMPO was formed in 2003, to provide coordinated transportation planning within Kootenai county for the public, cities, small towns, the county, the state, transit providers, and the Coeur d'Alene tribe.

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