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UPDATE: Dog reported missing after rollover accident found safe

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) — River, the dog who went missing after being in a rollover car accident Friday morning, has been found safe.

Photo Courtesy of Bay East Animal Hospital

According to Bill Jones, the father-in-law of the woman who was driving the car, said River was found Friday afternoon close to the Brown County Jail by a law enforcement officer.

Jones told Local 5 that the outpour of support from social media was “just great.”

Bay East Animal Hospital says Wisconsin State Patrol Officer John Jones of the Air Support Unit was able to find River.

River has no apparent injuries and was taken to the Bay East Animal Hospital for a check-up. Jones says his daughter-in-law is in the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Dog missing after rollover accident in Green Bay

FRIDAY 12/6/19 12:16 p.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) — A dog is missing after a rollover accident near the Nicolet Drive exit off of Highway 57 in Green Bay Friday morning.

The father of the woman driving the car, Bill Jones, says the dog, an Australian Shepard puppy named River was thrown from the vehicle.

“Tracks in the snow indicate he survived the accident and one passerby reported seeing him near some pine trees in the area just north of the Nicolet Exit,” Bill told Local 5.

River, who may also respond to Buddy, had been wearing a collar with tags to call (920)664-6936.  If found call the number or please contact or bring to Bay East Animal Hospital (920) 468-5800. Bill says River may be injured.

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