Northern Michigan police dog dies just weeks after starting job

Posted at 4:15 PM, Nov 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-21 16:15:37-05

ANTRIM COUNTY, Mich. – A police K9 on the job for only a few weeks in northern Michigan has died after being hit by a car.

Ori started patrolling for Antrim County on October 30th of this year.  The Antrim County Sheriff says that Ori was killed November 10 during a training event in Kalkaska County during  obedience training off of the leash.  Ori was hit by a car.

The sheriff says that Ori’s death was an unfortunate and tragic accident.