KUSA – A 39-year-old Tennessee man is useless Sunday night alongside Interstate 25 close to Fort Collins after getting hit by a semi-truck whereas making an attempt – however failing – to save lots of his canine who’d gotten out of the automobile, state troopers say.

Colorado State Patrol says at 5:33 p.m., a pair stopped on the aspect of I-25 to argue – that is when the person’s canine escaped the automobile.

The man tried to save lots of the canine, however he was hit and killed by a pbading semi. The semi stayed on the scene, authorities say.

I-25 northbound is down to 1 lane at Harmony Road as a result of crash with no estimated time of a full reopening.

It’s not identified but if the canine was additionally hit by the semi or one other pbading car, CSP says.

No phrase on if the driving force will likely be charged.

CSP is asking any witnesses of the crash to name the CSP tipline, *CSP (*277).

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