A Tennessee woman is mourning the loss of her family’s dog – and outraged to know that the pet was run over and killed by a UPS driver. Tara Leurs turned to social media to share the heartbreaking incident, which claimed the life of her family’s Labradoodle, Brodie.
In a Facebook post, Leurs explained:
“My mom called hysterically crying to tell us that our 90 lbs labradoodle Brodie was dead in the driveway. He had been run over by the UPS driver. No note. No call. No notification.”
It was Leurs’ surveillance camera which revealed the heart-wrenching evidence – the distraught woman wrote:
“We went back to watch the full video with the sound… I won’t post that because its absolutely gut wrenching!!! How any decent person could hear that sound, could do that and speed off is beyond me. He didn’t even try to help him! We contacted UPS and yesterday finally received a call. He stated that the driver “reported the incident around noon, but the dog wasn’t wearing a collar so they could not inform us and had no access to our contact information” I informed them that the incident happened an hour after he claimed to have reported killing my dog. He asked us how I knew that – then I told him we have a camera with video AND audio.”
Though the driver claimed that Brodie was not wearing identification, Leurs tells a different story – she claims that the dog was wearing three collars, including a one for the family’s invisible fence, one for flea control and one for identification. Not to mention, Leurs has stated that her cell number was written on the outside of the package which was delivered on the day that Brodie was killed.
Leurs is understandably devastated over the unexpected, and untimely, demise of her dog – and outraged that the UPS driver simply drove away. UPS has stated that the situation is under investigation, reported News Channel 5.
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