UPDATE: Missing dog found dead after rollover crash

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UPDATE 9/14/20 – After a weekend search, WTAJ learned Monday that the dog involved in a roll-over crash in Blair County on Friday night has been found dead.


The crash happened just before 1 a.m. Crews responded to a car that had gone over an embankment along I-99 and the Route 22 interchange.


A black labradoodle named “Finley” was inside the vehicle at the time of the accident and was thrown from the vehicle. She had been missing but, was recently found to have been hit by a car.

The owners are planning a candlelight vigil in the parking lot of the Altoona T.J. Maxx Tuesday night around 9:30 p.m.

Finely’s family would also like to thank the community for the effort put into finding their dog and ask that donations be made to the local humane societies in her memory.

According to police, the driver of the vehicle fell asleep when the vehicle traveled off the roadway and crashed into an embankment. The vehicle then rolled over and came to a final rest over a steep embankment against a cement barrier.


DUNCANSVILLE, Pa. (WTAJ) — One family is searching for their dog that was involved in a vehicle accident late Friday night.

Just before 1 a.m., crews responded to a car that went over an embankment along I-99 and 22 interchanges.

A black labradoodle named Finley was inside the vehicle at the time of the crash and has not been found since the accident.

If anyone sees the pup you are asked to contact the owner by calling the number on her collar.

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