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Police: Vehicle swerved into lawn, injuring two girls and killing dog


SHELDON, N.Y. (WROC) — Police are asking for the public’s assistance in finding information about an incident that happened on Thursday.

Police say that two girls, aged 12 and 14, were walking their Australian Shepard on the grass next to Dutch Hollow Road in the town of Sheldon, when a dark colored vehicle served into the lawn, striking both of the girls and killing the dog.

The 12-year-old had serious, non-life threatening injuries, and the 14-year-old had minor injuries.

New York State Police Forensic Identification Unit examined the parts from the scene and determined that the black or dark colored vehicle in question is believed to be a 2017 or newer Chevrolet Trax.

There is passenger side mirror damage and possible headlight damage.

If anyone has any information on this investigation, contact the NYSP at (585) 344-6200. Refer to SJS 9095959.

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